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Notre Dame De Namur University

Notre Dame De Namur University

Notre Dame de Namur University, abbreviated as NDNU, is a private, Catholic institution located in Belmont, California. NDNU was established in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The university occupies a 50-acre campus on the San Francisco Peninsula. NDNU offers graduate, postgraduate, and certificate programs in a wide range of subjects. Students can avail various courses through the following academic schools:

  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Education and Leadership
  • School of Sciences

According to the U.S. News and World Report, NDMU ranked 41st among all master universities in the western region. The athletics teams of NDNU are nicknamed the Argonauts. The university is a member of NCAA Division-II in the Pacific West Conference. The students participate in sports such as basketball, lacrosse, cross country, soccer, golf, tennis, and volleyball.

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Contacting Notre Dame de Namur University

Notre Dame de Namur University
1500 Ralston Ave
Belmont , CA 94002-1908
General Phone: (650) 508-3500
http://www.ndnu.edu

Notre Dame de Namur University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching158curriculum and instruction, educational administration, instructional media design, special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, reading teaching, social studies teaching
Business and Management110business management, management science
Therapy and Counseling64psychology, clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy
Liberal Arts57French studies, English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, political science, sociology, history
Family and Social Work29human services, public administration
Media19communication studies
Science17biology, biochemistry
Music11music, piano, voice
Design7graphic design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7exercise science
Drama and Performing Arts4drama
Medicine3gerontology
Art Studies3art studies
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy, religion
Fine Arts1fine arts

Number of programs and degrees for Notre Dame de Namur University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree20222
Master's degree18218
Postbaccalaureate certificate1095

Notre Dame de Namur University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Notre Dame de Namur University had a total enrollment of 1,491 students (1,102 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 59%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 49%
Graduate 51%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 48%
Black 4%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 12%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 12%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 20%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 8%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
California66%
Hawaii11%
Nevada5%
Washington4%
(International Students)2%
Guam2%
Arizona2%
Minnesota2%
Texas1%
Oregon1%
Connecticut1%
Colorado1%
Pennsylvania1%

Notre Dame de Namur University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 75 %

Notre Dame de Namur University Room and Board (2007)

Notre Dame de Namur University offers campus housing for 482 of its 1,102 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Belmont, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Notre Dame de Namur University Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total65763897%14723%
Men26625696%6124%
Women39138298%8623%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420540
SAT Math418550
SAT Writing428530
ACT Verbal1522
ACT Math1623
ACT Composite1722

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT85%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Notre Dame de Namur University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 25,570
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 25,570
Room and board $ 10,780
Room charge $ 7,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,780
Books and supplies $ 1,560
Other expenses $ 3,996

Financial Aid:
Notre Dame de Namur University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 117900)

Notre Dame de Namur University Faculty

Notre Dame de Namur University has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$97,4281*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$87,4852*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year12$75,1136$75,670
Associate professoracademic year5$61,3449$61,281
Assistant professoracademic year6$50,9919$51,397
All faculty totalacademic year23$65,82724$61,171

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Notre Dame de Namur University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball Pacific West Conference
Track Pacific West Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total9285177
Baseball151429
Track71017
All Other Sports7061131

Notre Dame de Namur University Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Science, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Design
Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Public Administration

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
French Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology

Media
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medicine
Gerontology

Music
Music, General
Piano and Organ
Voice and Opera

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Religion And Philosophy
Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Science
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General

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Notre Dame de Namur University Highlights

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What Sets Notre Dame de Namur University Apart:

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Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 6%Notre Dame de Namur University Number of students
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Notre Dame de Namur University % of degrees in family and social work
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Notre Dame de Namur University Salaries of full-time faculty
% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Notre Dame de Namur University % students on athletic fin. aid
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Notre Dame de Namur University Dorm rooms per full-time student
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Notre Dame de Namur University % students 40 years or older
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Notre Dame de Namur University Female % of student body
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Notre Dame de Namur University Number of degree programs
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Notre Dame de Namur University % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Notre Dame de Namur University % of degrees in therapy and counseling

Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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