Notre Dame College
Cleveland, OH 44121-4293


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,985
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 13%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 659 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Notre Dame College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,164 applications and 1,953 students were granted admission. Notre Dame College is at the #88 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 86% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 20% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT820 to 995
ACT18 to 22
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Notre Dame College's tuition was $27,600 for all students regardless of residency (3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Notre Dame College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 50% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,355 (which is 1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Notre Dame College in 2016-2017, was 291, which is 85% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,917 (which is 0.4% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Notre Dame College has enrolled a total of 1,985 students (1,255 students full-time and 730 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,985 students, 148 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 1,802 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 183 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 522 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 62%

Black/African American: 24%

Hispanic: 4%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Notre Dame College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 45% 166 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 36 0
Education 7% 25 1
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 4% 16
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 7 7
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 4 0
Psychology 1% 2 0
History 1% 2
Theology And Religious Vocations 1% 2
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Notre Dame College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Notre Dame College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,500. Last year, out of the total 650 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 611 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 356 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 310 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,500 $42,000
Employment Rate 94% 87%
Total Graduates 650 356

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Notre Dame College.

John Carroll University
1.3 mile away
Ursuline College
2.7 mile away
Lake Erie College
20 mile away
Hiram College
23.6 mile away
Oberlin College
39.4 mile away