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NDNU Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

96.7%
Admission Difficulty for Notre Dame de Namur University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into NDNU? The school has a 97% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,193 out of 1,234 applicants were admitted making Notre Dame de Namur University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent. Notre Dame de Namur University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
880-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1100
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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Notre Dame de Namur University?

Notre Dame de Namur University typically requires applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Notre Dame de Namur University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >98%
990 to 1100 Avg + 97%-98%
880 to 990 Avg - 95%-97%
770 to 880 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 770 Low <92%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
21%
ACT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 22
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into NDNU?

Admission data indicates that NDNU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. 21 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Notre Dame de Namur University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Notre Dame de Namur University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >98%
19 to 22 Avg + 97%-98%
17 to 19 Avg - 95%-97%
15 to 17 Reach 93%-95%
Less than 15 Low <93%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Notre Dame de Namur University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Notre Dame de Namur University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NDNU accepts 97% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Notre Dame de Namur University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 21% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

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Admission Statistics

Notre Dame de Namur University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 815 419 1,234
Accepted 796 397 1,193
Acceptance Rate 98% 95% 97%
Enrolled 105 52 157
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 13% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Notre Dame de Namur University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Notre Dame de Namur University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Notre Dame de Namur University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=120184 IPEDS survey data for Notre Dame de Namur University.