NDNU Admission RequirementsBelmont, California
Chances of getting into Notre Dame de Namur University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into NDNU and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #91 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,681 out of 2,062 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 76 percent. Notre Dame de Namur University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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NDNU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT84%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||430|
|SAT Composite 25th||870|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1060|
|Average SAT Score||970|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 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 970 out of 1600. The school ranks #73 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1060 and Above||Good||>89%|
|965 to 1060||Avg +||82%-89%|
|870 to 965||Avg -||73%-82%|
|775 to 870||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 775||Low||<61%|
NDNU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT41%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19|
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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #73 in California for highest average ACT composite score. 41 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Notre Dame de Namur University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>89%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||82%-89%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||73%-82%|
|15 to 17||Reach||61%-73%|
|Less than 15||Low||<61%|
Avg. High School GPA3.2
Typical High School GradesB
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. The school ranks #70 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NDNU accepts 82% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
72% of Notre Dame de Namur University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||37%|
|Top 50% of class||72%|
|Bottom 50% of class||28%|
|Bottom 25% of class||12%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||12%||11%|
What are the requirements for admission to Notre Dame de Namur University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
84% of students submit their SAT scores to NDNU. 41% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
82% of those who apply are granted admission to NDNU. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1060. 84% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.