Notre Dame College was founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1922. Their charism still serves as the foundation of our College today, as we strive to provide a career-focused, values-based, private Catholic education to a diverse student body.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Distance/online learning

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Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Traditional students are those students who have graduated from high school within four years of their first term of enrollment. A student planning to attend Notre Dame College should take the strongest possible college preparatory program available. Notre Dame College requires the following credentials from each traditional student seeking admission:

  • Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • Official high school transcript stating date of graduation, and
  • Official ACT or SAT I score report (optional – see details below)

A test-optional policy is in place for applicable, first-time students. 



Admissions Requirements

Notre Dame College requires the following credentials from each transfer student seeking admission:

  • Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • Official academic transcripts from each college or university previously attended
  • Official high school transcript is required (if completed less than 12 college credit hours)

Financial Aid  

Notre Dame College has scholarship opportunities for transfer students. 

Transfer of Credit Policy

Notre Dame College will accept college credits that are above 100 or 1000 level and the student received a grade of a “D” or better will transfer. Students may need to provide course descriptions and course syllabus to determine the equivalency to Notre Dame College Courses.

Additional Information

Notre Dame College understands your need for information that will help you to begin the process of financing your education. 

Honors Scholarship – awarded to incoming, full time traditional aged students who have been selected to be a part of the Honors Program at Notre Dame College – $19,000.

Dean’s Scholarship – awarded to incoming, full time, traditional aged students based on academic data, including cumulative high school GPA and/or ACT & SAT, if applicable – $13,000 - $18,000.

STEMM Scholarship – funded by the Choose Ohio First Grant.

Leadership Scholarship – awarded to select, incoming, full time, traditional-aged students who possess special talent or potential for enriching the campus atmosphere and/or possess financial need.

Family/Alumni Plan Scholarship – special family tuition rates are available to incoming full time students who have a brother/sister/parent attending Notre Dame College as a full time matriculating undergraduate student or whose parent or grandparent is an alumni of the college.

Athletic Scholarship – awarded to select individuals who possess a special talent in a particular sport based on a budget created by the institution and the NCAA.

Residency Grant – awarded to new students who qualify for need-based grants and who plan to reside in on-campus housing.

NDC Grant/Mission Grant/Achievement Grant – Awarded to incoming, full time undergraduate traditional-aged students who qualify for need-based grants. Up to $10,000.

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Notre Dame College, a Catholic institution in the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame, educates a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility.

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4545 College Road
South Euclid, OH 44121, United States of America

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