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NDNU Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Notre Dame de Namur University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
93.6%
Admission Difficulty for Notre Dame de Namur University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into NDNU and can I get accepted? The school has a 94% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,644 out of 1,756 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 72 percent. Notre Dame de Namur University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 10% 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
76%
SAT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1090

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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 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 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
1180 and Above Good >96%
1085 to 1180 Avg + 94%-96%
990 to 1085 Avg - 90%-94%
895 to 990 Reach 84%-90%
Less than 895 Low <84%
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NDNU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
44%
ACT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Notre Dame de Namur University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 18

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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. 44 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 >97%
18 to 22 Avg + 94%-97%
15 to 18 Avg - 91%-94%
12 to 15 Reach 86%-91%
Less than 12 Low <86%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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 94% 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

High School Class Rank

72% of Notre Dame de Namur University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Notre Dame de Namur University students
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%

Admission Statistics

Notre Dame de Namur University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,169 587 1,756
Accepted 1,110 534 1,644
Acceptance Rate 95% 91% 94%
Enrolled 109 61 170
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 11% 10%

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.