Notre Dame de Namur University

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School Overview

Formerly the College of Notre Dame, Notre Dame de Namur University is a coeducational, private Catholic university located in the city of Belmont, California inside the larger San Francisco Bay Area. It is one of the oldest colleges in the Western United States and was the first university in California to offer women the opportunity to earn a baccalaureate degree.

General Information

Admission Office

1500 Ralston Avenue

Belmont, CA 94002-1908

(650) 508-3600

(800) 263-0545

Fax: (650) 508-3426



Contact: Rejeetha Gort

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

1500 Ralston Avenue

Belmont, CA 94002

(650) 508-3500

www.ndnu.edu
http://onlineprograms.ndnu.edu/
Size

Total undergrads: 801

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 147

Degree-seeking undergrads: 799

Graduate enrollment: 677

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 97%

Percent students who return for sophomore year: 77%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $24,650 $25,570 $27,110 $28,500 +5.13%
Books and Supplies $1,330 $1,560 $1,560 $1,560 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $10,580 $10,780 $11,210 $11,600 +3.48%
Other $3,696 $3,996 $3,996 $3,996 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $40,256 $41,906 $43,876 $45,656 +4.06%
In-state Off Campus $25,980 $27,130 $28,670 $30,060 +4.85%
In-state with Family $25,980 $27,130 $28,670 $30,060 +4.85%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $13,554
In-state Student Fees $70
Out-of-state Tuition $13,554
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $70

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 133 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 131 89% $2,068,036 $15,787
• Federal grants 42 29% $207,457 $4,939
• Pell grants 42 29% $156,207 $3,719
• Other federal grants 29 20% $51,250 $1,767
State and local government grant or scholarships 28 19% $206,568 $7,377
Institutional scholarships or grants 130 88% $1,654,011 $12,723
Student loan financial aid 89 61% $554,295 $6,228
• Federal student loans 88 60% $506,795 $5,759
• Other student loans 5 3% $47,500 $9,500

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 163 173 93
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 12
Biochemistry 5
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 55 34
Business Administration and Management, General 55 28
Management Science 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences, General 1
Education 72 91
Business Teacher Education 1
Curriculum and Instruction 20
Education, General 7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 18 9
Educational/Instructional Technology 4
Elementary Education and Teaching 25
Music Teacher Education 1
Reading Teacher Education 7 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 38
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 13 18
Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
English Language and Literature/Letters 4 6
Creative Writing 3
English Language and Literature, General 4 3
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 29 2
Art Therapy/Therapist 1 2
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling 28
History 5
History, General 5
Human Services, General 13
Public Administration 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 10
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 3
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 5
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 5
Psychology 23 15
Clinical Psychology 14
Geropsychology 1
Psychology, General 23
Social Sciences 24
Political Science and Government, General 7
Sociology 17
Visual and Performing Arts 10 4
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General 3
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design 2
Music Performance, General 1
Music, General 5 1
Voice and Opera 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Voice/Opera B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Notre Dame de Namur University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(650) 508-3500
Website:www.ndnu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.ndnu.edu/apply/
Address:1500 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1908
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,691
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,627 (96% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$33,268
Out-of-state Tuition:$33,268
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,311

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Notre Dame de Namur University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Notre Dame de Namur University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education4
English Language and Literature/Letters12
Health Professions and Related Programs121
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts41
Grand total121141

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Notre Dame de Namur University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total4

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Notre Dame de Namur University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,268
Out-of-state$33,268
Books and supplies$1,844

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,776
Out-of-state$15,776

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid16596%
Grant or scholarship aid16596%$21,311
Student loan aid14283%$6,645

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid91984%$16,378
Federal student loans80774%$7,833

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Notre Dame de Namur University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Notre Dame de Namur University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,234419815
Percent admitted100%95%98%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%12%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Notre Dame de Namur University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,691
Undergraduate enrollment982
Graduate enrollment709

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Notre Dame de Namur University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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