University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame started its dream journey from scratch. However, after several academic years since 1842, the University now appears in the top ranking position. Rev. Edward Sorin, a French priest is the brain behind the birth of this place of imagination and will.




He started it, along with seven companions, and with 524 acres of snow covered region of Indiana mission fields. After the sad fire disaster in 1879 in the main building, father Sorin instructed the rebuilding and continuation of the University of Notre Dame in his will.
In its initial year the university couldn’t gather many students. Despite its religious novitiates and a classical collegiate curriculum the number of students in various programs was quite less.
The curriculum of University of Notre Dame had humanities, philosophy, poetry along with languages like German, French, Italian, Spanish, and different forms of music and drawing.
In 1863, Courses in geology and physics were added. Two years after that the College of Science was established.
The University of Notre Dame also established the first Catholic school of law in 1869. Another great addition to the university came in the form of Catholic College of Engineering in 1873. 
• School of Architecture
• College of Arts and Letters
• Mendoza College of Business
• College of Engineering
• First Year of Studies
• The Graduate School
• The Law School
• College of Science
At the main campus in University of Notre Dame, there are 29 residence halls for men and women. The student life at the campus provides competitive spirit and a sense of identity in young minds.
There are unparalleled opportunities for cultural, spiritual, athletic experiences to last for a lifetime. Each residential building comprises of its own chapel, inter-hall sports teams, and also hosts annual, social event throughout the campus.
Notre Dame University stands tall on 1,250 acres. Some believe it to be the most beautiful place in the nation for a university.  A Golden Dome raises high above Notre Dame Avenue, reaching the quiet splendor of the Grotto at the heart of campus. The greens and the lakes further ads to the visual appeal and provide perfect ground for recreation.
Main Programs:
Listed below are the major, minor and other degree programs for undergraduates available at University of Notre Dame.
• Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
• Architecture
• Art, Art History, and Design
• Biochemistry
• Bioengineering
• Biological Sciences
• Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
• Chemistry
• Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences
• Computer Science and Engineering
• Creative Writing
• Early Christian Studies
• Economics
• Education (Alliance for Catholic Education participants only)
• Electrical Engineering
• Engineering and Law
• English
• History
• History and Philosophy of Science
• Literature
• Mathematics
• Medieval Studies
• Peace Studies
• Philosophy
• Physics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Romance Languages and Literatures
• Sacred Music
• Sociology
• Theology
• Law
• International and Comparative Law
• International Human Rights Law
• M.B.A./J.D.
• M.A./J.D. (English and Law)
• J.D./M.S. in Engineering and Law
• M.B.A.
• Executive M.B.A.
• Executive Programs
• Master of Science in Accountancy
• Master of Nonprofit Administration
• Africana Studies
• American Studies
• Anthropology
• Arabic Studies
• Art, Art History, and Design
• Classics
• College Seminar
• Computer Applications
• Creative Writing
• East Asian Languages and Cultures
• Economics
• English
• Film, Television, and Theatre
• Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy
• Gender Studies
• German and Russian Languages and Literatures
• Glynn Family Honors Program
• Hesburgh Program in Public Service
• History
• History and Philosophy of Science Graduate Program
• Irish Language and Literature
• Medieval Studies
• Music
• Peace Studies
• Ph.D. in Literature Program
• Philosophy
• Political Science
• Program of Liberal Studies
• Psychology
• Romance Languages and Literatures
• Science, Technology, and Values
• Sociology
• Theology
• University Writing Program
Fee Structure
The tuition fee for graduate programs can be in semester or annual basis.
The University of Notre Dame does not give admissions after judging their parents financial status. Admissions are given to students, solely on merit and in case they need any financial assistance they can avail financial aid depending upon their eligibility criteria.
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