If a home-schooled student has an AP exam in one of these subject areas, it can substitute for the SAT Subject Test. If you have any questions about applying as a home-schooled student, feel free to call the Admissions Office at 574-631-7505. World-class pianists. The essay portion of the redesigned SAT will not be required, and we will superscore, using your highest individual SAT Evidence-Based Reading The two language units required should be in the same language. For students intending to enter the College of Arts and Letters or the Mendoza College of Business, excluding the Arts and Letters Pre-Health program, Neuroscience and Behavior, and the combined Arts-Engineering program, the required 16 units must be distributed as follows: For students intending to enter the College of Science, the College of Engineering, the School of Architecture, the Arts and Letters Pre-Health program, Neuroscience and Behavior, or the combined Arts and Engineering program, the distribution must be: Although we require at least 16 academic units for admission, our most competitive applicants will have four units in each major academic area and in the most rigorous level their high school offers. We do include algebra and/or foreign language courses completed during eighth grade in our count of admissions requirements. Dedicated artists. Over 19,500 students applied for the 2,040 places in the First Year class of 2016. As we evaluate applications, we admit students who excel within the context of our highly competitive applicant pool. Writing and Math sub-scores from multiple testing dates to compute your composite score. February 11, 2017 (must be received by February 28, 2017)The College Board began administering a in March 2016.
November 5, 2016 (must be received by November 30, 2016)
Regular Decision: Learn more about the redesigned SAT. SAT Subject Tests, AP tests, and IB tests are not required and are only used in the application process if scores enhance an application. We are proud of the students we enroll, and we understand that we can’t admit every incredible student that applies. There’s no minimum grade point average or class rank required, but know this: We do not require the writing portion of the ACT. Why? Your guidance counselor will complete a counselor evaluation and short personal letter, and one of your high school teachers will complete the other. This means we will use your highest individual SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math sub-scores from multiple testing dates to compute your composite score. The more rigorous your course selection, the better your grades, and the higher your class rank, the more competitive your application will be. The University requires the completion of the following high school courses in order to be considered for admission.
October 22, 2016 (must be received by November 30, 2016)
Regular Decision: You’re up against the best and the brightest in the world. For First Year applicants seeking Fall 2017 enrollment, the final acceptable testing dates for the SAT are: Restrictive Early Action: Because we learn about important decisions you’ve made, adventures you’ve survived, lessons you’ve learned, family traditions you’ve experienced, challenges you’ve faced, embarrassing moments you’ve overcome. We do not offer an interview as part of the admissions process, so it is through your essays that we are able to hear your voice, learn your sense of humor, empathize with your struggles. You may choose any high school teacher to write your letter, as long as he or she has taught you in an academic subject area (math, science, English, social science, or foreign language) and knows you well. The Essay portion of both the application and the gives our Admissions Committee the opportunity to get to know you. Your essays are the most enjoyable part of the application reading process. Above all else, they are involved—in the classroom, in the community, and in the relentless pursuit of truth. We request two—and only two—letters of evaluation from every applicant. For First Year applicants seeking Fall 2017 enrollment, the final acceptable testing dates for the ACT are: Restrictive Early Action: Well-rounded senior class leaders.
They may also be used for in the First Year of Studies. In addition to our standard application requirements, three SAT Subject Tests, one each in History, Foreign Language, and Science, are recommended for home-schooled applicants. Students may choose the exams they wish to take within these subject areas. We will not superscore sub-scores from the current SAT with the redesigned SAT. We get to know the real you, beyond lists of courses, numbers, and activities. January 21, 2017 (must be received by February 28, 2017)We will use your highest ACT composite score from a single testing date. A unit is the credit for a year of satisfactory work in an accredited secondary school. Our most competitive applicants are more than just students—they are creative intellectuals, passionate people with multiple interests. We will accept both the previous SAT and redesigned SAT from students seeking Fall 2017 enrollment and beyond. For example, if you earned credit for one full-year introductory French course as an eighth grader, then completed French II in ninth grade, both credits will be counted. Either the SAT or the ACT is required for application to the University of Notre Dame. If you submit multiple SAT scores, we will superscore the tests for our evaluation.
Evaluation criteria for essay writing.