School Overview

Northwestern University is a Private, 4 years college located in Evanston, Illinois. Northwestern ranked 12nd in National Universities and 2nd in Illinois Colleges.
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. Northwestern's acceptance rate is 6.97% last year (undergraduate school).
Northwestern University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208
Admission Information
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School Category
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 6.97% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 62.81%. The application fees are $75 for undergraduate programs and $95 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate6.97 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)62.81 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$95

Tuition & Fees

Northwestern's 2022 tuition & fees is $60,768 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $56,567.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$60,768
Graduate Tuition & Fees$56,567
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 22,603 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 329 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Northwestern has 8,559 undergraduate 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 programs422 Programs
Number of online programs13 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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