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About Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a Private, 4 years college located in Evanston, Illinois.
It has a total enrollment of 22,603 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at Northwestern University is 9.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Northwestern University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Address633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208
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School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Northwestern University is 9.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 55.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate9.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)55.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$95

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Northwestern University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $58,701 for undergraduate students.. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $56,567.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$58,701
Graduate Tuition & Fees$56,567

Student Population

At Northwestern University, total 22,603 are attending classes. Among them, 329 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Northwestern has 8,559 students and the graduate school has 14,044 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students22,603
Undergraduate Students8,559
Graduate Students14,044
Online Enrollment329

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs387 Programs
Number of online programs5 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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