International students are an important part of what makes our community great. A diverse campus enhances NDMU's world view and enriches classroom interaction.

Join Our International Community

We believe in helping you become the best version of yourself through intellectual inquiry, social responsibility, and inclusive communities. Whether you are coming to learn English, starting your undergraduate studies at our Women’s College, or advancing your career through graduate or professional studies, you will be ready to help create a better world.

How to Apply

  1. For NDMU's intensive English language program, contact the English Language Institute
  2. For undergraduate or graduate programs (select the first Online Application option). 
  3. Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. Scores should be sent directly to Notre Dame by January for fall admission. TOEFL Code = 5114
  4. Learn about obtaining a visa for travel and study in the United States from the U.S. Department of State

If you need assistance, contact us at

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Join Our Vibrant ELI Community

The English Language Institute provides a quality, intensive English language program for non-native speakers that meets the diverse learning needs of students.  

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My First American Home

English Language Institute, NDMU Class of 2015

“I truly believe that the ELI provides many tools and surroundings that will help you improve your English skills. So, just come and have fun! You will feel that this is your home.” What’s Next for David: Transfer to Morgan State University from CCBC to study Engineering

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