University of Notre Dame

Catholic university located in South Bend, Indiana, United States

The University of Notre Dame (or simply Notre Dame) is a private Catholic university near South Bend, Indiana. It was founded in 1842 by Father Edward Sorin of the Congregation of Holy Cross. Sorin was also the school's first president. In the beginning, it was an all-male school. In 1972 females were admitted. The university has five colleges and one professional school. Notre Dame offers master's degrees and doctoral degrees.[4][5] The university's undergraduates live on campus in single-gendered residence halls. Alumni are located around the world.[6] The school's athletic teams are known as the Fighting Irish.

University of Notre Dame
View from above of the University of Notre Dame's main building
Vita, Dulcedo, Spes
TypePrivate, Coeducational
EndowmentDecreaseUS$18.4 billion [1]
PresidentRev. John I. Jenkins
Location, ,
NicknameFighting Irish
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  3. "About Notre Dame: Profile: Faculty". University of Notre Dame. Archived from the original on 2007-11-10. Retrieved 2007-12-12.
  4. "Carnegie Classifications: University of Notre Dame". The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Archived from the original on 2009-05-21. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  5. "The Graduate School: Quick facts" (PDF). University of Notre Dame. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  6. "ND Alumni Association - Notre Dame Alumni Association". Archived from the original on 2014-08-23. Retrieved 2010-02-01.

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