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The Graduate School

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN


Details at a Glance

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Our Program

Over 97% of the Ph.D. students in the Graduate School receive full-tuition scholarships and stipends that range from $25,000 to $40,000.

The University of Notre Dame Graduate School is home to more than 2,600 students pursuing post-baccalaureate degrees in engineering, humanities, arts, sciences, and social sciences. Over 97% of the Ph.D. students in the Graduate School receive full-tuition scholarships. We also provide multi-year stipends that range from $25,000 to $40,000 for our Doctoral students. 

Our students pursue research in a variety of degree programs renowned for academic excellence. We support their scholarly cultivation through our holistic approach to Graduate Training, which centers on a dual commitment to professional development and student well-being. Through these efforts, we empower students to apply their passions towards being a force for good in the world.


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    Personal Statement
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    3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadline

Deadlines vary among the numerous degree programs. Please see the following page for more information.

Student Body

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    2,600 Students

Clubs & Associations

As a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, and in partnership with the Graduate School, Graduate Student Life is committed to:

  • Cultivating a community of integrated learning in which the healthy and holistic development of mind, heart, body, and spirit is encouraged and supported for all graduate students
  • Assessing and addressing the distinct and diverse needs of the graduate student population with a particular focus on wellness and community building
  • Modeling and fostering collaborative relationships across departments, programs, and divisions
  • Creating an environment in which the presence and contributions of graduate students are recognized, valued, and celebrated.