Expected Family Contribution

For first-year students who demonstrated financial need in Fall 2022, the median need-based scholarship was $55,100.

To give you an idea of how your family could fund a Notre Dame education, the chart below reflects the class entering in 2022.

The median (amount that falls in the middle) and the range are provided to give you a sense of the commitment the University makes in providing need-based scholarship in order to reduce the price a family will pay.

2022-2023 Academic Year Tuition and Fees: $60,301 + Room and Meals: $16,710 = $77,011

2022 Incoming First-year Class

Parent Income
Ranges

Students

Median University
Scholarship

Middle Range
of Scholarships

Up to $39,999 172 $72,000 $67,100- $73,900
$40,00 - $64,999 114 $68,300 $61,700 - $73,400
$65,000 - $79,999 58 $64,300 $59,600 - $68,100
$80,000 - $99,999 79 $59,794 $55,300- $64,500
$100,000 - $139,999 156 $56,400 $49,100 - $60,499
$140,000 - $179,999 139 $49,800 $42,500 - $56,000
$180,000 - $249,999 176 $36,650 $25,450 - $46,600
$250,000+* 140** $22,300 $10,350 - $31,000
Total 1,034 $55,100 $37,400 - $66,000

The figures above include University Scholarships, Federal Pell, and Supplemental Grants.

*Most who qualify have two (or more) children in college and average assets.
**Includes a small number of scholarship recipients for whom we don't have household income data.

For more information, please visit financialaid.nd.edu. 

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Current student Bailey Jordan explains the Expected Family Contribution.