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Notre Dame of Maryland University

Educating leaders to transform the world.
A university dedicated to liberal arts in the Catholic tradition, Notre Dame was founded in 1895 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame and was the first Catholic women’s college to award the baccalaureate degree. Notre Dame educates a diverse community of scholars at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Members of our community share the values embedded in our mission: personal and academic excellence, an inclusive community, service, and social responsibility. Our fearless graduates make a difference in their professional fields, their communities, and the world.
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
    In 1899 Notre Dame became the first Catholic women’s college to award the baccalaureate degree.
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
    At Notre Dame you are more than a number. With small class sizes, professors will know you as an individual and be able to help you succeed.
  • In May 2017 approximately 700 students graduated and proudly joined our network of over 22,000 alumnae.
  • Our adult undergraduate and graduate programs give working men and women the opportunity to earn an essential credential in fields such as business, education, healthcare and more.
  • Students love Notre Dame the moment they step on campus – it feels like home.
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
    A woman-centered education has unique advantages. Surrounded by models of leadership you can identify with, you’ll gain confidence in your skills, talents, and career dreams.
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  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
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  • Quick Facts

    Small

    About 3,000 women and men are enrolled in degree and certificate programs at Notre Dame.

    Suburban

    NDMU is located on a beautiful, 58-acre wooded campus in a residential neighborhood of Baltimore City.

    Private University

    Founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, NDMU was the first Catholic college for women in the U.S. to award the 4-year baccalaureate degree. It welcomes all faith traditions.

    Freshman Class Profile

    1060 (combined math and verbal) SAT
    24 ACT
    3.71 GPA

    Student to Faculty ratio

    7:1

    Athletics

    Student-athletes participate in eight NCAA Division III sports in the Colonial States Athletic Conference: basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. We offer the unique opportunity to participate in multiple sports

    Rankings

    NDMU placed 56th in U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2018” rankings among Best Regional Universities in the North.

    Enrollment

    Total Enrollment: 2,764
    Undergraduate: 1,169
    Graduate: 1,341

    Gender

    Women: 100%
    Men: 0%
    Women make up 100% of the Women's College. Across all colleges the gender breakdown is 86% women and 14% men.

    In-State vs. Out of State

    In-State: 84%
    Out of State: 13%
    (of full-time Women’s College students)

    Career Success

    81% of 2013 graduates were working full-time or engaged in full-time graduate study 10 months after graduation.

    Domestic vs. International

    Domestic: 97%
    International: 3%
    (of full-time Women’s College students)
  • Academics

    Notre Dame is comprised of four schools: School of Arts, Sciences, and Business, School of Education, School of Nursing, and School of Pharmacy. Our Undergraduate Women’s College offers 29 majors, 28 minors, and 5 pre-professional programs that address and anticipate marketplace needs. We offer small classes, devoted faculty members who care about student success, and a commitment to educating young women to be leaders. Our rich and supportive environment challenges students to excel and transform the world.

    Degree Programs

    37 Bachelors, 24 Masters, 3 Doctoral, 20 Certificates

     

    Featured Programs


    Biology

    Business

    Education

    English

    Nursing

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    Schools

    School of Arts, Sciences, and Business

    School of Education

    School of Nursing

    School of Pharmacy
     

  • Contact Information

Location

4701 N. Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
410-435-0100
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