Engineering, Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Master's (ESTEEM) Program at the University of Notre Dame


ESTEEM Program

ESTEEM is an innovative entrepreneurship master’s program designed to equip a person with the specific skills required to launch a business.

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The University of Notre Dame Engineering, Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Masters (ESTEEM) Program gives students the opportunity to study at both a selective liberal arts college and a nationally ranked research university. Through this initiative, Stonehill College students apply to the Notre Dame program in their senior year and matriculate at the university after having graduated from Stonehill.


Guaranteed admission each year for two qualified Stonehill STEM majors (i.e., biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, environmental studies, mathematics, neuroscience and physics).


  • Overall GPA of 3.40 or above at Stonehill
  • Standardized Test Scores of at minimum:
    • 156 Verbal and 155 Quantitative on the GRE; or
    • 32 on the MCAT; or
    • 620 on the GMAT; and
  • A written recommendation of the dean or department chair (as one of the three required recommendations for admission)