Do you need to be Catholic to attend Notre Dame and thrive as a graduate student?

Notre Dame graduate students talk about their experiences on campus among students of a wide variety of religious backgrounds.

Community: What does the South Bend area offer graduate students?

Notre Dame graduate students enjoy rich cultural, spiritual, and recreational experiences on campus and in nearby communities, including Chicago and Indianapolis. (2010)


Mentoring and collegiality

Notre Dame graduate students are valued members of our research community and enjoy world-class mentoring by professors and collegiality with fellow students. (2010)


Cost of Living in the Notre Dame/South Bend community

The University of Notre Dame/South Bend community offers graduate students a very low cost-of-living index and affordable housing. Tuition scholarships and stipends, subsidized health care, and funding for summer support, professional development, workshops and research travel are available (amounts vary by program). (2010)


Today Show: Top cities to find the best home

Today Show: South Bend is the best city in the nation to find value, stability and rising prices in a home while living in a community with anticipated job growth, according to a real estate expert interviewed Jan. 5 on NBC-TV’s Today Show. (January 2010)