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Northwestern University Scholarships

633 Clark St Tuition In/Out-State: $43,380 / $43,380 Total Fall Enrollment: 20,481
Evanston , IL 60208 Books and Supplies: $1,842 Applicants Admitted: 23%
(847) 491-7271 On-campus Room and Board: $13,329 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 64%
http://www.northwestern.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $65 Receiving Institutional Aid: 54% , $27,986 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Northwestern University General Information

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    Address 633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208
    Phone Number (847) 491-7271
    Web Address http://www.northwestern.edu
    Mission Statement Northwestern University is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research, and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
    Calendar Quarter
    Setting Small city
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Northwestern University Size

    Total enrollment 20,481
    Enrolled full time 16,743
    Enrolled part time 3,738

    Northwestern University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 8,570
    Women enrolled full time 8,173
    American Indian/Alaskan Native -
    Asian/Pacific Islander -
    Black/Non-Hispanic -
    Hispanic -
    White/Non-Hispanic -
    Non-Resident Alien 13%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 14%
  • Northwestern University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (847) 491-7271
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $65
    Applied 27,528
    Admitted 6,367
    Enrolled 2,127
    Admitted % 23%

    Northwestern University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Northwestern University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 67%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 680
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 750
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 700
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 780
    Students submitting ACT 64%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 31
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 33
  • Northwestern University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $43,380
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $43,380
    Books and Supplies $1,842
    On-campus room and board $13,329
    Off-campus room and board $13,329

    Northwestern University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 64%
    Receiving Federal Grants 14% , $6,259 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 54% , $27,986 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 36% , $6,084 on average
  • Northwestern University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    African Studies 3 0 0
    African-American/Black Studies 5 5 0
    American/United States Studies/Civilization 15 0 0
    Area Studies, Other 0 0 0
    Asian Studies/Civilization 0 0 0
    European Studies/Civilization 1 0 0
    Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 1 0 0
    Women's Studies 7 0 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 0 0 0
    Bioinformatics 0 0 0
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 126 0 11
    Biostatistics 0 10 0
    Biotechnology 0 42 0
    Botany/Plant Biology, Other 0 4 0
    Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other 0 0 38
    Developmental Biology and Embryology 0 0 0
    Ecology 0 0 0
    Neurobiology and Anatomy 0 5 0
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Accounting and Related Services, Other 0 71 3
    Business Administration and Management, General 0 335 0
    Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 0 142 0
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 0 1 0
    Business/Commerce, General 0 18 0
    Business/Managerial Economics 0 96 7
    E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce 0 6 0
    Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0 315 0
    Finance, General 0 492 3
    Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 0 8 0
    International Business/Trade/Commerce 0 99 0
    Labor and Industrial Relations 0 0 0
    Management Information Systems, General 0 0 0
    Management Science 0 462 0
    Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 0 65 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0 605 7
    Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 0 0 0
    Operations Management and Supervision 0 49 0
    Organizational Behavior Studies 23 355 3
    Real Estate 0 19 0
    Transportation/Mobility Management 0 0 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Communication and Media Studies, Other 1 0 0
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 0 116 0
    Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia 0 1 2
    Journalism 154 186 0
    Radio and Television 97 1 0
    Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 2 0 0
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 108 70 3
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computer Science 20 27 5
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 5 0 0
    Information Science/Studies 7 48 0
    EDUCATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Education, General 0 0 0
    Education, Other 0 10 3
    Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 0 3 0
    Educational Leadership and Administration, General 0 0 0
    Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0 17 0
    Music Teacher Education 5 15 0
    Secondary Education and Teaching 11 0 0
    Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 0 85 0
    ENGINEERING Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 56 48 15
    Chemical Engineering 25 6 6
    Civil Engineering, General 23 26 8
    Computer Engineering, General 9 3 1
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering 19 18 15
    Engineering Mechanics 0 0 0
    Engineering Science 0 0 0
    Engineering, General 0 0 0
    Engineering, Other 2 39 0
    Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 13 0 0
    Industrial Engineering 75 6 6
    Manufacturing Engineering 13 0 0
    Materials Engineering 9 13 28
    Materials Science 1 0 0
    Mechanical Engineering 60 16 11
    ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other 0 18 0
    Engineering/Industrial Management 0 56 0
    Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 0 4 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Creative Writing 5 16 0
    English Language and Literature, General 90 17 2
    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other 0 4 2
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 7 0 0
    Comparative Literature 5 2 0
    East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 13 0 0
    French Language and Literature 10 1 1
    German Language and Literature 4 0 0
    Italian Language and Literature 1 0 0
    Linguistics 11 3 2
    Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 1 0 0
    Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 4 0 1
    Spanish Language and Literature 20 0 0
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Audiology/Audiologist 0 0 0
    Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 0 0 13
    Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 8 0
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 42 0 7
    Dental Clinical Sciences, General 0 0 0
    Genetic Counseling/Counselor 0 13 0
    Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator 0 10 0
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 0 7 0
    Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 0 11 0
    Health/Health Care Administration/Management 0 31 0
    Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling 0 22 0
    Medical Informatics 0 72 0
    Medical Scientist 0 28 0
    Medicine 0 0 158
    Physical Therapy/Therapist 0 0 54
    Physician Assistant 0 29 0
    Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies 0 0 0
    Public Health, General 0 23 0
    Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 0 25 0
    HISTORY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 88 7 10
    LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General 0 0 0
    Law 0 0 295
    Legal Professions and Studies, Other 0 10 0
    Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other 0 5 0
    Legal Studies, General 25 0 0
    Programs for Foreign Lawyers 0 157 0
    Tax Law/Taxation 0 51 0
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    General Studies 1 0 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 4 10 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Applied Mathematics, General 10 13 5
    Mathematics, General 77 1 12
    Statistics, General 9 7 1
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biological and Physical Sciences 23 0 0
    Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 0 0 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0 0 0
    Neuroscience 0 3 20
    Science, Technology and Society 7 0 0
    Systems Science and Theory 0 0 0
    NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Environmental Science 22 0 0
    Environmental Studies 1 0 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 0 54 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Jewish/Judaic Studies 3 0 0
    Philosophy 27 0 2
    Religion/Religious Studies 14 4 2
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other 0 2 13
    Chemistry, General 25 2 37
    Geology/Earth Science, General 7 1 1
    Physics, General 15 0 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Clinical Psychology 0 4 4
    Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics 14 0 0
    Community Psychology 0 0 0
    Counseling Psychology 0 23 0
    Psychology, General 205 10 11
    Psychology, Other 34 0 0
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Community Organization and Advocacy 41 29 0
    Public Administration 0 70 0
    Public Policy Analysis, General 52 6 0
    SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Science Technologies/Technicians, Other 0 8 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 31 5 3
    Anthropology, Other 0 0 0
    Economics, General 365 23 25
    Geography 2 0 0
    International Relations and Affairs 105 0 0
    Political Science and Government, General 189 6 5
    Social Sciences, Other 38 0 0
    Sociology 26 8 5
    Urban Studies/Affairs 10 0 0
    THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Religious/Sacred Music 0 0 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 21 1 2
    Art/Art Studies, General 6 5 0
    Conducting 0 3 1
    Dance, General 5 0 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 98 11 7
    Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 0 0 0
    Film/Cinema/Video Studies 0 1 3
    Jazz/Jazz Studies 3 0 0
    Keyboard Instruments 3 5 3
    Music Performance, General 32 35 4
    Music Theory and Composition 4 1 0
    Music, General 20 0 5
    Music, Other 1 0 0
    Musicology and Ethnomusicology 1 3 1
    Playwriting and Screenwriting 0 12 0
    Stringed Instruments 13 10 6
    Theatre Literature, History and Criticism 2 0 0
    Visual and Performing Arts, General 2 0 0
    Voice and Opera 16 18 0
  • Northwestern University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline January 1
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline January 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due January 15
    SAT Subject score report due January 15
    College will notify student by April 15
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit May 25

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline -
    Financial aid deadline February 15
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about April 15
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline November 1
    College will notify student of early decision by December 15
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date May 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms June 1
    College will notify student of transfer decision by July 1
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