Gep Sem Application Page


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+ / Duolingo English Test 115+.) 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

  • Documentation demonstrating enough funds to support study at Notre Dame

Application Deadlines

  • 2024- 2025 Academic Year: March 31, 2024
  • 2024 Fall Semester: March 31, 2024
  • 2025 Spring Semester: October 1, 2024

Decisions for Fall semester and Academic Year applications will be sent out no later than mid-May. Decisions for Spring semester will be sent out no later than mid-November.


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

  • Click the “Apply Now” tab on top of the new page.
  • Click "I do not have login credentials to use this site".
  • Create a user account. A temporary password (will only be valid for 14 days after receiving) email will then be sent to you.

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