Graduate studies at the University of Notre Dame are driven by the core conviction that Your Research Matters

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.

Our mission statement and vision

#2 in the nation for U.S. Student Fulbright winners

$6 million+ awarded to graduate students from foundations such as Ford, Mellon, and NSF

97% of recent graduates report current job aligns with career goals

50+ foreign nations hosting graduate students conducting on-site research