University of Notre Dame Graduate Studies

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Requirements for Canadian Students

Admission requirements and deadlines vary from program to program. Applicants should review the website for the programs to which they are applying via the Degree Programs page for additional information. Click on a degree program for the application deadline and requirements.

Many requirements, however, are consistent across programs, including a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, as well as an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Typically applicants are required to also include:

  • 1. Statement of Intent
  • 2. Curriculum Vitae or Resumé
  • 3. Three Letters of Recommendation
  • 4. Transcripts

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesJanuary, June, September

Some Notre Dame graduate degree programs admit students in the spring or summer terms, but the majority begin in the fall term. Please refer to the website for details about a particular degree program.

Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on December 19, 2022