Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU)

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NDNU can be found in Belmont, CA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Notre Dame de Namur University has an enrollment of about a thousand students.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores to this school. A score in the range of 890 - 1080 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 20 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the NDNU average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 2.97. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NDNU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Notre Dame de Namur University was reported as 99.9% in Fall 2020 with over 1,810 applications submitted to NDNU. 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

  • NDNU ACT Scores: 17 - 20
  • NDNU Average GPA: 2.80 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Notre Dame de Namur University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Notre Dame de Namur University have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

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 NDNU has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 96.7%
  • 2017-2018: 93.6%
  • 2018-2019: 81.5%
  • 2019-2020: 99.9%
  • Projected NDNU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 86.5%

How Does NDNU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Notre Dame de Namur University is seventy-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Menlo College62.7%
California College of the Arts85.0%
Mills College75.9%
San Francisco Conservatory of Music47.6%
Holy Names University63.3%

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
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to NDNU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 550
Math440 - 530
Total Score890 - 1080
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 20
Math16 - 19
Composite Score17 - 20
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