Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

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 students of color. 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%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 18% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Notre Dame with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Notre Dame has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Notre Dame students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 54%
Women 46%
Enrollment by gender for University of Notre Dame students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,813
Women 5,794

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 84%
Foreign 9%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,710 per year

12% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
12,607
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.

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