Overview:The University of Notre Dame (http://www.nd.edu), founded in 1842 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located adjacent to the city of South Bend, Indiana, and approximately 90 miles east of Chicago.
The University is organized into four undergraduate colleges – Arts and Letters, Science, Engineering, and the Mendoza College of Business – the School of Architecture, the Law School, the Graduate School, 10 major research institutes, more than 40 centers and special programs, and the University Library system.
Notre Dame is rated among the nation’s top 25 institutions of higher learning in surveys conducted by U.S. News and World Report, Princeton Review, Time, Kiplinger’s, and Kaplan/Newsweek and others.
Notre Dame ranks in the top 10 on PayScale’s "College Salary Report," a list of salaries of graduates from hundreds of colleges and universities nationwide.
Notre Dame has been identified as one of the top 10 collegiate workplaces in the country in a survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the leading resource for higher education news and information.
In a Wall Street Journal survey of corporate recruiters, Notre Dame ranked 22nd nationally.
The Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame ranks No. 1 nationally for its undergraduate program and 24th nationally for its MBA program by Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine in its surveys of top business programs.
Notre Dame Law School is rated 22nd by U.S. News & World Report.