gatorgirl2012 wrote:if I get in at ND it'll probably be my highest ranking school, and most attractive as well, due to its int'l programs (law and human development especially). However, I don't anticipate getting a sweet scholarship if I am accepted. It's premature, but your insistence sparked some curiosity. Please elaborate
I would be willing to bet that ND outperforms its peer schools for any kind of international placement, which means they place 1-2 every couple years where their peers place 0. There are lots of cool classes to take here on international law/human development, which is great if that interests you, but planning on getting a job in that field out of the box from somewhere other than Yale is insane.
I am a huge ND homer, but knowing what I know now I would not come here at sticker (I'm on a scholarship and things were still looking dicey for a little while). Things are definitely getting better (especially since the CDO had a shakeup) but looking at that kind of debt v the kind of jobs ND students get looks very shaky. ND places lots of students in 80-100k jobs, which are better than most will get out of Michigan State, but can't justify $200k in loans in my opinion. That being said, ND does have an LRAP program and ND dramatically outperforms its peers in clerkship placement.