Domer's Index

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Author: Compiled by Ed Cohen

Number of campus buildings today: 136

Number in 1976: 91

Number in 1844: 5

Number of chapels on campus: 58

Number at Georgetown: 6

Number at Boston College: 5

Tuition and room and board this year: $36,930

Tuition and room and board next year: $39,552.

Tuition and room and board 1985-86: $10,291

Cost of attending an undergraduate course this year for one minute: $1.75

Cost of the most expensive textbook sold at bookstore this semester (the “Spanish bundle,” a year’s worth of academic material, including book and CDs): $163

Percentage of students who graduate in four years: 90

Number of pairs of cleats provided to football players last year: 491

Number of pairs of running shoes provided to players, student managers and support staff: 523

Approximate total number of players, student managers and support staff: 230

Cost to the University for shoes through adidas sponsorship: $0

Average number of shoes in female students’ closets (based on 20 surveyed): 33

Average number of shoes in male students’ closets (based on 20 surveyed): 9

Percentage of alumni last year who were eligible to order football tickets (by having donated the qualifying amount) and who chose to do so: 60

Percentage of applicants who succeeded in getting tickets to the most-requested game (Michigan): 37

Percentage of undergraduates who did NOT order football tickets last year: 5

Non-discounted, face-value price of a ticket to a regular season football game last year: $53

The same for men’s basketball: $25

The same for women’s basketball: $8

The same for baseball: $12

The same for men’s or women’s soccer: $5

Highest-priced ticket so far to an event in the new performing arts center (New York Philharmonic concert): $100

Average TV viewing audience for a Notre Dame home football game in 2004: 3.5 million

Average length of a TV timeout during a Notre Dame home game: 2 minutes

Number of Notre Dame players in the College Football Hall of Fame: 40

Notre Dame’s ranking based on this amount: 1

Number of Notre Dame players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: 10

ND’s ranking based on this amount: 1

Approximate number of bicycles reported stolen on campus in a typical year: 100

Approximate number of bikes abandoned on campus in a typical year: 750

Percentage of items in the campus lost and found that are categorized as clothing: 50

Number of pairs of eyeglasses (sun and corrective) turned in during 2004: 276

Total number of lost-and-found items disposed of (given to charity after 60 days): 3,149

Percentage of items returned to their owners: 4

Number of graves in the Holy Cross Community Cemetery: 980

Projected capacity: 1,180

Cost of a half-page black-and-white ad in_ The Observer_: $200

Cost of the same in Scholastic: $100

Cost of the same in the football game program (ad would run the whole season): $3,000

Cost of same in the nationwide edition of _The New York Times _ (on a weekday): $69,678

ROTC enrollment in 1990: 791

ROTC enrollment this year: 350

Number of undergraduates describing themselves as Muslim: 3

Average number of calls to the campus computer help desk per day (including after-hours): 240

Most-ever calls in one day (2001 enrollment day): 1,097

Percentage of daily calls relating to e-mail (the most common problem): 10

Number of e-mail viruses automatically detected and blocked during a recent 60-day period: 143,689

Average number of parietals violations recorded per year: 43

Average percentage of violations recorded in women’s halls yearly: 30

Number of Rhodes scholars to come from Notre Dame: 14

Number of alumni who have won a Pulitzer Prize: 3

Number of alumni who have won a Nobel Prize: 1

Number of memorial and honorary benches on campus: 386

Number of memorial trees: 567

(April 2005)

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