Parent Income Range From $120,000 to $139,999

Family of four living in Iowa with a student enrolled at Notre Dame. Student has a younger sibling who is in high school. Family had $6,000 in unreimbursed medical expenses.

Parents Income in 2014 was $126,800.

Parents have $12,000 in savings. The family owns their home and they have $64,500 in home equity. They also saved $11,000 for their younger daughter for college

The student earned $600 in 2014.

Financial Assistance Amount
University Scholarships $37,000
Outside Scholarship $500
Federal Subsidized Loan $3,500
Campus Employment $2,700
Total Assistance $43,700
$61,775 Cost for tuition, fees, room and meals
$41,000 Financial Assistance (excludes work)
$20,775 Amount family owes

Student also can use the money earned from work to pay for personal expenses and transportation.

*Student also could borrow additional $2,000 from the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan program.


Family of four living in Illinois with a student enrolled at Notre Dame and a sibling enrolled at another private college. High cost of living in Illinois and $6,000 in unreimbursed medical expenses were considered.

Parents Income in 2014 was $138,000.

Parents have $150,000 in investments. The family owns their home and parents are close to retirement age. The amount of the home equity considered was limited when determining amount family could contribute.   

The student has $1,000 in savings.

Financial Assistance Amount
University Scholarships $34,300
Subsidized Loans $7,500
Campus Employment $2,700
Total Assistance $41,800
$61,775 Cost for tuition, fees, room and meals
$39,100 Financial Assistance (excludes work)
$22,675 Amount family owes

Student also can use the money earned from work to pay for personal expenses and transportation.

*Student also could borrow additional $2,000 from the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan program.