Note: The Biology: Pre-professional and Chemistry: Pre-professional degrees prepare students for entry into medical, dental or veterinary school.
Special Features: Notre Dame College is a Catholic, coeducational, career-focused liberal arts college known for small class sizes and personalized attention for students. Founded in 1922 by Sisters of Notre Dame, Notre Dame College educates a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Founded as an institution for women, the College began accepting men in 2001.
The College offers majors in 30 disciplines and confers associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in arts and humanities, business administration, education, nursing and science and mathematics. The full list of academic majors and programs is online at NotreDameCollege.edu/academics.
A signature program at Notre Dame is the Academic Support Center for Students with Learning Differences (ASC), an advocacy program for students diagnosed with ADD, ADHD, or dyslexia, a group traditionally underserved in postsecondary education. Through the ASC, students have access to quality educational opportunities and support services necessary to be successful in the collegiate environment. The ASC has been recognized nationally by Milestones Autism Organization, the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Learning Disabilities Foundation of America. Additionally, the College’s Division of Education is endorsed by the IDA for its curriculum that prepares educators to teach reading to students who are dyslexic.?
The Notre Dame College Falcon athletic program offers 25 scholarship sports for men and women, and 21 of these sports compete in the NCAA Division II Mountain East Conference. Among many athletic accolades of note, just since 2014, wrestling won the 2106 and 2014 NCAA Division II National Championships; women’s golf won the 2014 MEC Tournament for the first time in program history; women’s soccer won the 2014 MEC Tournament and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history; men’s soccer advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in as many years; and both the men’s and women’s Rugby teams qualified for the Final Four of the ACRA National Tournament, with the women’s winning the National Championship in 2015 and men’s in 2016.
Notre Dame College provides a values-based private school education at a price that is comparable to many public schools. Students are welcome to visit the campus anytime during the year, take a private tour, and meet with an admissions counselor, faculty member and current students. The College also offers a large number of online courses and programs.
Admissions Requirements: 16 HS units; SAT or ACT tests; 2.5 GPA for full admissions.
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Minimum GPA: 2.5