2023 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$26,574

Net Price

65%

Admitted

8%

Enrolled

59%

Graduation Rate

7/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Notre Dame of Maryland University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,184. In 2021, there were 2 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

2

Total Enrollment

2,184

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Notre Dame of Maryland University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology2
Total Graduates2
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,816 students applied to the Notre Dame of Maryland University. The university admitted 65% and 8% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Maryland universities is 9,202. On average, all Maryland institutions admit 75% and 17% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Notre Dame of Maryland University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 75%. Compared to all Maryland four or more years colleges, the percentage is 74%.

The overall graduation rate for Notre Dame of Maryland University is 59%, compared to 58% for all Maryland universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 44%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare NDMU to Maryland Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Notre Dame of Maryland University to the average of all Maryland four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

NDMU

1,816

Applicants

65%

Percent Admitted

8%

Percent Enrolled

75%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

59%

Graduation Rate

MD Colleges

9,202

Applicants

75%

Percent Admitted

17%

Percent Enrolled

74%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

58%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 94 or 43% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 123 or 57% part-time faculty members employed at Notre Dame of Maryland University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 94 or 43%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

NDMU

7 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

43%

Percent Full-Time

57%

Percent Part-Time

43%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MD Colleges

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

53%

Percent Full-Time

47%

Percent Part-Time

48%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Notre Dame of Maryland University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $38,295, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $13,321 and the average cost for graduate fees is $390.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Notre Dame of Maryland University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Notre Dame of Maryland University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$12,565
On-Campus Living Expenses$6,000
Total Living Expenses$18,565
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$38,295
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,200
Total Undergraduate Expenses$58,060
In-State, Graduate Tuition$13,321
In-State, Graduate Fees$390
Total Graduate Expenses$13,711
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Notre Dame of Maryland University is $26,574. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Notre Dame of Maryland University to all Maryland universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

NDMU

$58,060

Cost to Attend

$24,116

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$26,574

Net Price

MD Colleges

$38,787

Cost to Attend

$16,010

Average Financial Aid

87%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,843

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 71 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 635 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $24,116.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid635$24,116
Pell Grants344$4,615
Federal Student Loans380$7,729
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Notre Dame of Maryland University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

NDMU

635

Grant or Scholarship Aid

47%

Grants or Scholarships

344

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

380

Federal Student Loans

28%

Federal Student Loans

MD Colleges

3,906

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

1,879

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

2,051

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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