Thrive Learning Center

Welcome to Thrive

Here, you are not a student with a learning disability. You are a student with abilities. And through our holistic curriculum of academic services, retention resources and career readiness — you’ll discover where your abilities will take you.

Hosted by Notre Dame College

Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1922, Notre Dame College is a vibrant and diverse institution led by Catholic tradition and principles. Students benefit from a liberal arts education that equips them with the personal and professional skills to chase their passions and change the world.

By the Numbers


are women


are men


are Catholic

undergraduate enrollment


are student athletes

majors in five academic divisions

student-faculty ratio

NCAA Division II sports

acre suburban campus


live on campus

U.S. states are represented

foreign countries are represented

Enduring Commitment

Notre Dame College is committed to supporting the Thrive Learning Center and our students. With Thrive’s support, Notre Dame College is able to welcome and advocate for students whose learning disabilities may not be recognized by other institutions. Thrive is an essential resource for the continued education of students who had IEPs and 504 plans in high school.


Recognized Results

Most Thrive students graduate within 4.5 years and transition into a career within their chosen field. Thrive has also been applauded by Milestones (a leading organization on autism and Asperger’s), the International Dyslexia Association and the Learning Disabilities Foundation of America.

Explore the College

Student Life

Get information about activities and organizations, service opportunities, health services, performing arts, residence life, and student life resources at NDC.

Majors & Programs

Explore NDC’s areas of study to find the Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, Graduate Program or other programs to match your intellectual and career interests.

Apply Now

Undergraduates and graduates, adult and high school dual enrollment students, residents of Ohio, and residents of other states and countries can submit their application to NDC here.