Notre Dame de Namur University Scores High in School Environment in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2020 College Rankings

Campus gets high marks for diversity and inclusion

For Immediate Release (9/5/2019)

Belmont, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University’s efforts to build a diverse and inclusive educational experience were recognized in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2020, which scored the university 38th天天色综合,天天干影视 overall for school environment (a section of the rankings that includes student and faculty diversity, and student inclusion).

Out of 801 universities surveyed, the 38th天天色综合,天天干影视 place ranking puts NDNU in the top 5% nationally for school environment.

天天色综合,天天干影视“These rankings underline our leadership nationally and regionally in recruiting a diverse student body and faculty,” said President Judith Maxwell Greig. “Our university is doing our part in creating a diverse workforce for Silicon Valley and the greater San Francisco Bay Area.”

Notre Dame de Namur University strives to provide a quality education for low-income and traditionally underserved student populations, following the heritage of the college’s founders, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.

Notre Dame de Namur University was the first college in California authorized to grant the baccalaureate degree to women. In addition, Notre Dame de Namur was among the first private universities in Northern California certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), and as an Asian American Native American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

Notre Dame de Namur University

Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is a Catholic, not-for-profit, coeducational institution serving approximately 1,500 students from diverse backgrounds. Established in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, NDNU is the third-oldest college in California and the first authorized to grant the baccalaureate degree to women. NDNU maintains a strong commitment to academic excellence, social justice, and community engagement. The university is fully accredited and offers a rich variety of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and teacher credential programs. NDNU has a historic campus on the San Francisco Peninsula in Silicon Valley, a satellite campus in Tracy in the Central Valley, and online programs. For more information, visit


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