Notre Dame of Maryland University

Baltimore, MD 21210
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Notre Dame of Maryland University is one of the eighteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Maryland. The campus is located in an urban area, in Baltimore.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,475 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 154 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 126 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%). Every year 43% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Notre Dame of Maryland University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $34,800, and fees were $1,270. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $34,800 and $1,270 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students2,475
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 11 197
Master's degree 3 44
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1925 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
02/01/2009 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/1986 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT870 to 1110
ACT17 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$800/credit
In State Students$800/credit
Out of State Students$800/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$640/credit
In State Students$640/credit
Out of State Students$640/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $36,000 $36,000 $36,000
ADN 70 $56,000 $56,000 $56,000
BSN 125 $100,000 $100,000 $100,000
FNP 50 $32,000 $32,000 $32,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Notre Dame of Maryland University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $4,488
Other Federal Grant 20% $1,026
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $8,150
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 95% $20,460
Federal Student Loans 61% $5,350
Private Loans 14% $11,034


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,901
$30,001 to $48,000$17,069
$48,001 to $75,000$14,617
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.
Notre Dame of Maryland University
4701 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210

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