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 2023 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to University of Notre Dame ever. For the Class of 2023, 22,200 students applied to University of Notre Dame of which 3,410 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 15.4%. Overall applications increased by 9% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 20,370 to 22,200.
For the Class of 2023, 1,534 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 7,334, yielding an early acceptance rate of 20.9%. Early applications increased by 11.2% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 6,598 to 7,334.