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Apply for Admission

Follow the simple steps below to become enrolled in the College of Adult Undergraduate Studies at Notre Dame.

Application requirements and admission criteria:

Applicants must be at least 22 years of age. See the University catalog for specific requirements.

Required materials:

  • Completed application
  • $45 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions previously attended
  • Official high school transcripts, or GED if you applying with less than 12 transferrable college credits
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher. If the cumulative GPA is between 2.0 and 2.45, students are required to pass the Notre Dame adult placement exam.
  • Satisfactory completion of English 101 (cohort programs only)
  • Students that possess a GED need a score of 2500 or higher (250 or higher for old GED test scoring parameters)
  • There are additional requirements for specific majors (see below). Our enrollment managers will review specific requirements with you during an advising appointment

Additional admissions requirements by major

  • Radiological science: Copy of clinical licensure 
  • Nursing: Current RN license
  • Business: Earned minimum of 30 college credits, minimum of 2 years full-time relevant work/volunteer experience (for cohort program only), resume or employer verification letter documenting work/volunteer experience
  • Education: Resume or employer verification letter documenting work/volunteer experience (for cohort program only)    

First-time Notre Dame students

  • Make an appointment with an enrollment manager.
  • Bring your transcript to your appointment for a review of your college or high school credits.

Returning Notre Dame students

  • Make an appointment with an enrollment manager.
  • Bring your updated transcripts to your appointment for a review of your college credits.

Non-matriculated students

  • You may take up to 18 credits through the College of Adult Undergraduate Studies before you are officially admitted, but you must meet with an advisor prior to registration. 
  • Once you have reached 18 credits through Notre Dame of Maryland, you must apply for degree-seeking status.
  • Please note: Nonmatriculated studies are not eligible for financial aid.

Admissions information

  • For appointments and visits, please contact our admissions office at 410-532-5500 or caus@ndm.edu.
  • Applications and official transcripts can be mailed in a sealed envelope to:

Notre Dame of Maryland University
, College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, 
4701 North Charles Street, 

Baltimore, MD 21210