Notre Dame College

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Notre Dame College can be found in Cleveland, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,800 students enrolled each year at Notre Dame College.

Most of the students admitted to this school earned an SAT score within the range of 890 to 1110, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 16 to 21. We were able to estimate the Notre Dame College average GPA (2.71 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Notre Dame College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Notre Dame College was reported as 97.5% in Fall 2020 with over 2,030 applications submitted to Notre Dame College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Notre Dame College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to Notre Dame College and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Notre Dame College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 90.2%
  • 2017-2018: 89.5%
  • 2018-2019: 89.6%
  • 2019-2020: 97.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 86.3%

How Does Notre Dame College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Notre Dame College is seventy-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
John Carroll University86.3%
Ursuline College85.3%
Cleveland Institute of Art69.6%
Cleveland Institute of Music36.6%
Baldwin Wallace University72.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Notre Dame College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 540
Math450 - 570
Total Score890 - 1110
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 21
Math16 - 21
Composite Score16 - 21
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