University of Notre Dame

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University of Notre Dame
NDU-main-building.jpg
View from above of the University of Notre Dame's main building
MottoVita, Dulcedo, Spes
TypePrivate, Coeducational
Established1842
EndowmentDecreaseUS$5.5 billion [1]
PresidentRev. John I. Jenkins
Administrative staff
1241[2]
Students11,733[3]
Undergraduates8,371
Postgraduates3,362
LocationNotre Dame, Indiana, United StatesIndianaUnited States
CampusSuburban
AthleticsNCAA Division I
NicknameFighting Irish
Websitewww.nd.edu

The University of Notre Dame (or simply Notre Dame) is a private Catholic university near South Bend, Indiana. It was founded in 1842 by Father Edward Sorin of the Congregation of Holy Cross. Sorin was also the school's first president. In the beginning, it was an all-male school. In 1972 females were admitted. The university has five colleges and one professional school. Notre Dame offers master's degrees and doctoral degrees.[5][6] The university's undergraduates live on campus in single-gendered residence halls. Alumni are located around the world.[7] The school's athletic teams are known as the Fighting Irish.

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  1. Steiner, Aaron (2009-10-02). "Endowment falls record 20 percent 2009". The Observer. South Bend, Indiana. Retrieved 11 November 2009.
  2. "About Notre Dame: Profile: Faculty". University of Notre Dame. Retrieved 2007-12-12.
  3. "Students // Profile // About ND // University of Notre Dame". University of Notre Dame. Retrieved 2009-05-23.
  4. Corson, Dorothy V. "The Spirit of Notre Dame: Notre Dame Legends and Lore: Mary and the School Colors". Retrieved 2008-01-01.
  5. "Carnegie Classifications: University of Notre Dame". The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  6. "The Graduate School: Quick facts" (PDF). University of Notre Dame. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  7. ND Alumni Association - Notre Dame Alumni Association

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