ASAP

American Semester Abroad Program 


Fall Semester 2018: Aug 15 - Dec 15, 2018    

Spring Semester 2019: Jan 14 - May 10, 2019 


The University of Notre Dame invites exceptional international undergraduate students enrolled in universities around the world to study abroad at Notre Dame for a semester or an academic year.

The American Semester Abroad Program (ASAP) is a credit-bearing program that allows international students to take 12-18 credits per semester at the University. Students will receive an official Notre Dame transcript upon completion of the program.

Experience Notre Dame:

  • Attend classes taught by world renowned professors
  • Experience the unmatched sense of community on campus
  • Participate in student activities in our state-of-the-art facilities
  • Understand the religious and intellectual traditions that are unique to Notre Dame
  • Cultivate your sense and responsibility to be a force for good

Program Cost Includes:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Housing and meal plan on campus
  • Health insurance
  • Program-sponsored activities

Program Cost Does Not Include:

  • Travel to/from Notre Dame
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Books
  • Personal expenses

More information about the program cost available here


Eligibility Requirements

  • International undergraduate students enrolled in a university outside the United States
  • Sophomore or higher standing at home university
  • Outstanding academic transcript: 3.0 GPA or higher
  • High level of English language proficiency (TOEFL 90+ / IELTS 7.0+. The applicant may also be required to do a phone interview with the admission committee.)
  • Students should possess exceptional motivation, emotional maturity, and a high aptitude for adapting to new environments.

Additional Requirements 

  • One recommendation letter / confidential reference form from a faculty member
  • A personal record form, filled out by a school official or your study abroad advisor
  • Documentation demonstrating enough funds to support study at Notre Dame

Application Deadlines

  • 2018 Fall Semester: March 15, 2018 (Application opens on December 15th)
  • 2018- 19 Academic Year: March 15, 2018 (Application opens on December 15th)
  • 2019 Spring Semester: October 1, 2018

To apply, click "Learn More/Apply" below and a new page will open.

  1. Click the “Apply Now” tab on top of the new page
  2. Click "I do not have login credentials to use this site"
  3. Create a user account. A temporary password email will then be sent to you

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Contact Information

American Short-Term Programs 
Notre Dame International
Phone: +1-574-631-1138