University of Notre Dame is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make University of Notre Dame one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, University of Notre Dame acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2022 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to University of Notre Dame ever. For the Class of 2022, 20,370 students applied to University of Notre Dame of which 3,586 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 17.6%. Overall applications increased by 4.1% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 19,565 to 20,370.
For the Class of 2022, 1,636 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 6,598, yielding an early acceptance rate of 24.8%. Early applications increased by 9.6% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 6,020 to 6,598.