ABA Required Disclosures
Notre Dame Law School has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1924 and ABA approved since 1925. It was most recently accredited in May 2017 by the ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar; 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7598; telephone (312) 988-6739.
The links below are intended to make it easy to review the Consumer Information that NDLS posts throughout its website in compliance with the disclosures required by ABA Standard 509 and the Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools.
- Class of 2020 Profile
- 2017 Standard 509 Information Report containing information regarding the applicant pool, admitted students, and enrolled students.
Tuition and Fees, Living Costs, and Financial Aid
- All information regarding tuition, fees, living costs, and scholarships granted by the Law School may be found on the 2017 Standard 509 Information Report for the 2015-2016 school year.
- Notre Dame Law School does not offer conditional scholarships. All Notre Dame Law School scholarships automatically renew for the student’s second and third years as long as the student remains in academic good standing. Statistics regarding scholarship retention for the most recent entering classes may be found here.
Enrollment Data, including Academic, Transfer, and Other Attrition
- All information regarding the most recent enrollment and student withdrawals (whether through academic issues, transfer, or other means) may be found on the 2017 Standard 509 Information Report
Numbers of Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty, Professional Librarians, and Administrators
- All information regarding the most recent numbers of faculty, librarians, and administrators may be found on the 2017 Standard 509 Information Report
Class Sizes for First-Year and Upper-Class Courses; Number of Seminar, Clinical and Co-Curricular Offerings
- All information regarding the most recent sizes for first-year and upper-class courses as well as the number of seminar, clinical, and co-curricular offerings may be found on the 2017 Standard 509 Information Report
- Employment Outcomes for the most recent graduating classes.
Bar Passage Data
- Data regarding bar passage rates for the most recent graduating classes may be found on this bar passage report from the American Bar Association
- Refund policies for the Law School may be found on the Office of Student Accounts website.
Curricular Offerings, Academic Calendar, and Academic Requirements
- Curricular Offerings
- Academic Calendar
- Please refer to the Hoynes Code, § 4.3 for a listing of the academic requirements at Notre Dame Law School.
Policies Regarding Transfer Credit
Qualifications for Admission to the Bar
- In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
- Instructions for students wishing to bring to the attention of the Law School a significant problem implicating the Law School’s compliance with the ABA Standards may be found in the Hoynes Code, § 2.5.