Northwestern University

About Northwestern University
General Information
Academic Programs
Admission Requirements
Majors and Degree Programs
Tuition and Fees

About Northwestern University

Northwestern University is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research, and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.

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General Information


633 Clark St
Evanston, Illinois 60208
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Phone Numbers

General Info: (312) 491-3741
Financial Aid Office: (847) 491-8000
Addmissions Office: (847) 491-7271

Type of College

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above


Academic Programs

Special Learning Opportunities (ROTC, Teacher Certification, Distance Learning, Study abroad, Weekend Evening)
Student Services (Counseling service, employment services, placement services, day care)
Credit Accepted (Dual credit, AP credits):
Dual Credit
Religious Affiliation: none
Federal Aid:
Undergraduate Student Age:

Admission Requirements

Open admissions policy: No
Undergraduate application fee: 65
Number of applicants: 16204
Percent admitted: 29.7334
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
Completion of college-preparatory program: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
Percent of Students submitting SAT scores: 84%
Percent of Students submitting ACT scores: 51%
SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile: 650
SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile: 740
SAT Math 25th Percentile: 670
SAT Math 75th Percentile: 760
ACT Composite 25th Percentile: 29
ACT Composite 75th Percentile: 33

Majors and Degree Programs

Accounting X
Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping X
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General (LL.M., M.C.L., M.L.I., M.S.L., J.S.D./S.J.D.) (New) X
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Anthropology X X X
Applied Mathematics X X X
Area Studies, Other X
Art History, Criticism & Conservation X X X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other X X
Audiology/Audiologist & Hearing Sciences X X
Audiology/Audiologist & Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Biochemistry/Biophysics & Molecular Biology (New) X
Bioinformatics (New) X
Biological & Physical Sciences X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X X
Biomedical/Medical Engineering X X X
Biotechnology X
Botany/Plant Biology, Other X
Business Administration/Management X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Business/Commerce, General (New) X X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Business/Managerial Operations, Other X X
Cell/Cellular Biology & Anatomical Sciences, Other X X
Chemical Engineering X X X
Chemistry, General X X X
Civil Engineering, General X X X
Clinical Psychology X X
Cognitive Psychology & Psycholinguistics X
Communication Disorders, General X X X
Communications Studies/Speech Communication & Rhetoric X X X
Communications, Journalism, & Related Fields, Other X
Community Organization & Advocacy X X
Community Psychology X
Comparative Literature X X X
Computer & Information Sciences & Support Services, Other X
Computer & Information Sciences, General X
Computer Engineering, General X
Computer Science X X X
Conducting X X
Counseling Psychology X X
Creative Writing X X
Dance, General X
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD) X X
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Digital Communications & Media/Multimedia (New) X X
Drama & Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X X
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce (New) X
East Asian Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics, Other X
Ecology X
Economics, General X X X
Education, General X
Education, Other X X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X X X
Educational Leadership & Administration, General X
Electrical, Electronics & Communications Engineering X X X
Engineering Mechanics X X
Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Engineering Science X X
Engineering, General X
Engineering, Other X X
English Composition X
English Language & Literature, General X X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Environmental Science X
Environmental Science (New) X
Environmental Studies (New) X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
European Studies/Civilization X
Finance, General X X
French Language & Literature X X X
General Studies X
Genetic Counseling/Counselor (New) X
Geography X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X X
German Language & Literature X X X
Health & Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other X
History, General X X X
Human Development, Family Studies, & Related Services, Other X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Industrial Engineering (New) X X X
Industrial Management (New) X
Information Science/Studies X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Italian Language & Literature X
Jazz/Jazz Studies (New) X X
Journalism X X
Labor & Industrial Relations X
Law (LL.B., J.D.)
Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies X X X
Linguistics X X X
Management Information Systems, General X
Management Science, General X
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods, Other X
Manufacturing Engineering (New) X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X
Marriage & Family Therapy/Counseling X
Materials Engineering X X X
Materials Science X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Mathematics, General X X X
Mechanical Engineering X X X
Medical Informatics (New) X
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD) X X
Music Performance, General X X X
Music Teacher Education X X X
Music Theory & Composition X X X
Music, General X X X
Music, Other X X
Musicology & Ethnomusicology X X X
Neurobiology & Neurophysiology (New) X
Neuroscience X X X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
Operations Management & Supervision X
Organizational Behavior Studies X X X
Philosophy X X X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X X
Physics, General X
Piano & Organ X X X
Political Science & Government, General X X X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LL.M., M.C.L.) (New) X
Psychology, General X X X
Psychology, Other X
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH) X
Public Policy Analysis X X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Radio & Television X X X
Real Estate X
Religion/Religious Studies X X X
Religious/Sacred Music X X
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Science, Technology & Society X
Secondary Education & Teaching X
Social Sciences, Other X X
Sociology X X X
Spanish Language & Literature X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Sport & Fitness Administration/Management X
Statistics, General X X X
Tax Law/Taxation (LL.M, J.S.D./S.J.D.). (New) X
Theatre Literature, History & Criticism (New) X
Transportation/Transportation Management (New) X X
Transportation?Transportation Management (New) X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
Violin, Viola, Guitar & Other Stringed Instruments (New) X X X
Visual & Performing Arts, General (New) X
Voice & Opera X X X
Women's Studies X

Tuition and Fees

In-state: $33408.00
Out-of-state: $33408.00
Books and supplies: $1488.00
Total Expense In State On Campus: $47289.00
Total Expense In State Off Campus: $47847.00
Total Expense In State Off Campus with Family: $37581.00
Total Expense Out of State On Campus: $47289.00
Total Expense Out of State Off Campus: $47847.00
Total Expense Out of State Off Campus with Family: $37581.00

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