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Notre Dame of Maryland University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Notre Dame of Maryland University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors NDMU offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Notre Dame of Maryland University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Notre Dame of Maryland University was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts / sciences and humanities.

Overall Quality

NDMU is ranked #759 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

NDMU also holds the #15 spot on the Best Colleges in Maryland ranking.

See all of the rankings for Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Is It Hard to Get Into NDMU?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Notre Dame of Maryland University is 71%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that NDMU is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 47% of students accepted to NDMU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 580. Math scores were between 430 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Notre Dame of Maryland University  ( 440 to 580 )
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SAT Math Scores for Notre Dame of Maryland University  ( 430 to 530 )
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NDMU received ACT scores from 8% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Notre Dame of Maryland University  ( 17 to 22 )
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Notre Dame of Maryland University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At NDMU, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 7 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Notre Dame of Maryland University is 47%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  47 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Notre Dame of Maryland University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 82% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Notre Dame of Maryland University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at NDMU for first-time, full-time students is 44%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  44 out of 100
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Notre Dame of Maryland University Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 816 undergraduates at NDMU with 528 being full-time and 288 being part-time.

NDMU Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 14.74 out of 100, NDMU is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  14.74 out of 100
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How Much Does Notre Dame of Maryland University Cost?

The overall average net price of NDMU is $29,444. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of NDMU, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NDMU, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $6,995 a year. That adds up to $27,980 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NDMU is 4.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do NDMU Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from NDMU with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $51,800 in their early years. That's great news for NDMU students since it is 30% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Notre Dame of Maryland University make the most money.

Location of Notre Dame of Maryland University

Notre Dame of Maryland University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Baltimore, Maryland. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Notre Dame of Maryland University

Contact details for NDMU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210-2476
Phone: 410-435-0100
Website: www.ndm.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NotreDameOfMaryland
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NotreDameofMD

Notre Dame of Maryland University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 36 majors graduated from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Of these students, 205 received undergraduate degrees and 381 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 95 $67,900
Liberal Arts General Studies 52 $41,600
General Biology 9 NA
Allied Health Professions 7 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 4 NA
Mathematics 4 NA
Philosophy 4 NA
Chemistry 4 NA
Criminology 3 NA
Political Science & Government 3 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Notre Dame of Maryland University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at NDMU

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 698 students took at least one online class at Notre Dame of Maryland University. This is an increase from the 640 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 698 317
2016-2017 640 287
2015-2016 471 203
2014-2015 509 197
2013-2014 406 150

Learn more about online learning at Notre Dame of Maryland University.

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