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Baltimore, Maryland

Notre Dame of Maryland University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Notre Dame of Maryland University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
87.6%
Admission Difficulty for Notre Dame of Maryland University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Notre Dame of Maryland University and can I get accepted? The school has a 88% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,148 out of 1,310 applicants were admitted making Notre Dame of Maryland University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 55 percent. Notre Dame of Maryland University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Notre Dame of Maryland University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Notre Dame of Maryland University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Notre Dame of Maryland University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1040

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Notre Dame of Maryland University?

Notre Dame of Maryland University typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. 8 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Notre Dame of Maryland University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >93%
1035 to 1140 Avg + 88%-93%
930 to 1035 Avg - 81%-88%
825 to 930 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 825 Low <72%
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Notre Dame of Maryland University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
2%
ACT Scores for Notre Dame of Maryland University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Notre Dame of Maryland University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Notre Dame of Maryland University?

Admission data indicates that Notre Dame of Maryland University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 2 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Notre Dame of Maryland University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >93%
24 to 26 Avg + 88%-93%
22 to 24 Avg - 81%-88%
20 to 22 Reach 72%-81%
Less than 20 Low <72%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.68
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Notre Dame of Maryland University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Notre Dame of Maryland University was 3.68 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Maryland for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.68 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Notre Dame of Maryland University accepts 88% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Notre Dame of Maryland University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 42% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 8% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

61% of Notre Dame of Maryland University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Notre Dame of Maryland University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 33%
Top 25% of class 61%
Top 50% of class 88%
Bottom 50% of class 12%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Notre Dame of Maryland University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,310 0 1,310
Accepted 1,148 0 1,148
Acceptance Rate 88% ? 88%
Enrolled 226 0 226
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% ? 20%

Admission Requirements

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

Notre Dame of Maryland 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 Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Notre Dame of Maryland 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=163578 IPEDS survey data for Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Frequently Asked Questions

8% of students submit their SAT scores to Notre Dame of Maryland University. 2% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

88% of those who apply are granted admission to Notre Dame of Maryland University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1140. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 2% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.