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    Notre Dame de Namur University ::: Belmont, California ::: West U.S.

    Notre Dame de Namur University

    • 22 miles south of San Francisco in Silicon Valley
    • Admission Profile: 87% of applicants were admitted with average GPA 3.0 (2014)
    • Master's degree in Art Therapy is internationally recognized as one of the leading art therapy programs in the world
    • ESL program on campus offered by TALK international



    Campus Size

    Suburban, 50 acres (20 hectares)


    On average, Belmont enjoys 255 sunny days/year. Average temperature range from 43F (6C) in winter to 77F (25C) in summer

    Student Body

    Approximately 1,180 undergraduate students and 800 post-graduate students; 5% international

    Class Size

    16 students


    122 FTE (full-time equivalent);95% with terminal degrees 

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    Degrees Offered

    Undergraduate Degrees offered: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.); Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.); Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

    Post Graduate Degrees offered: Masters of Arts (M.A.); Masters of Arts, Education (M.A.Ed.); Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.); Masters of Public Administration (M.P.A.); Masters of Science (M.S.); Masters of Science in Systems Management (M.S.S.M)

    Programs of Study

    Undergraduate Majors: Accounting, Art, Art & Graphic Design, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Computer & Information Science, English, History, Kinesiology, Liberal Studies, Musical Performance, Nursing (2+2), Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Theatre

    Post Graduate Programs: Art Therapy, Business Adminstration, Clinical Psychology, Education, English, Musical Performance, Public Administration, School Administration, Special Education, Systems Managment.


    Notre Dame de Namur University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges; American Art Therapy Association.


    NDNU's master's degree in art therapy is recognized internationally as one of the leading art therapy programs in the world


    Selected Notable Alumni:

    Eddie Calvo - Governor of Guam; Abigail Campbell Kawananakoa - politician and Princess of Hawaii; Matthew Mbu, Jr. - Senator of Federal Republic of Nigeria; Barbara Morgan - NASA Astronaut; Dorothy Stang - activist, Sister of Notre Dame de Namur who was murdered in Brazil because of her efforts to aid poor farmers and protect the environment; Phillip Walker - CEO of Network Solutions Provider

    Campus Features

    Taube Center - classrooms, music performances rooms and lecture halls; The Carl & Celia Berta Gellert Library; Ralson Hall - historic building; Walter Gleason Gym - with weight room and lockers; Weigand Gallery - host student and nationally known artistic work; Cunningham Chapel; New Hall - student residences; Apartments; The Quad; The Cafe, Korel Athletic Field - soccer and lacrosse fields; tennis courts; St. Mary's Hall - majority of classrooms, science and computer labs.


    NCAA Division II

    Men's Varsity Sports: basketball, cross-country, golf, lacrosse, soccer

    Women's Varsity Sports: basketball, cross-country, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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    On campus ESL program offered by TALK International