Can a non Catholic go to Notre Dame?

Do you have to be Catholic Notre Dame?

I am one of the 18 percent of Notre Dame students that don’t identify as Catholic. I guess it really shouldn’t surprise me that so many people here are Catholic. This is a Catholic institution! Every residence hall has its chapel, and those only make up about half of the chapels on campus.

Is it easier to get into Notre Dame as a Catholic?

Across the five undergraduate colleges, Notre Dame students can choose among around 75 different majors. By the numbers, 80% of students at Notre Dame identify as Catholic, and 42% of students come from Catholic high schools, so being a practicing Catholic is clearly not required for admission.

Does Notre Dame care about religion?

All Faiths Welcome

We are a Catholic institution, but all faiths practiced within our community are welcomed and supported. Notre Dame has one of the largest campus ministry organization in the country and our Campus Ministry serves all faiths through Masses, faith sharing groups, and retreats.

Do you have to be Catholic to go to Catholic University?

Do you have to be Catholic to go to Catholic University? No, students of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome at Catholic University. Learn about the community at Catholic University.

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Are religion classes required at Notre Dame?

One of the many questions is whether required courses exploring Catholicism must come out of the theology or philosophy departments. Notre Dame students are now required to take two theology courses and two philosophy courses in order to graduate.

Can I get into Notre Dame with a 3.8 GPA?

Notre Dame is one of the top universities in the country and at the bare minimum a 3.6 GPA is needed to be granted acceptance. Even with a 3.6 GPA, most students had trouble getting into the school and most were denied. Notre Dame accepts only 19% of applicants, denying 81% of applications.

Is it really hard to get into Notre Dame?

Notre Dame is also one of the most selective schools in the country. In the 2018-19 school year Notre Dame accepted just 17.7% of applicants, the lowest acceptance rate in Indiana and among the lowest of any school nationwide.

What are my odds of getting into Notre Dame?

Admissions Overview

Notre Dame admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 16%. Students that get into Notre Dame have an average SAT score between 1400-1550 or an average ACT score of 32-35.