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Notre Dame Demographics & Diversity

Notre Dame, Indiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Notre Dame are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Notre Dame students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 4%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 14% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Notre Dame with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Notre Dame has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Notre Dame students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for University of Notre Dame students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,835
Women 5,974

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Notre Dame serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 93% of the student body residing outside of Indiana or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Notre Dame students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 7%
Out of State 86%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,710 per year

11% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.2%
Part time Undergrads 0.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152080 IPEDS survey data for University of Notre Dame.