Northwestern University

Northwestern University (referred to as Northwestern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Evanston, IL. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at Northwestern University is $60,768. The school has a total enrollment of 22,603 and student to faculty ratio is 16.67% (6 to 1).

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Who Accredits Northwestern University

Northwestern University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).

Northwestern University Overview

Northwestern University (referred to as Northwestern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Evanston, IL. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at Northwestern University is $60,768. The school has a total enrollment of 22,603 and student to faculty ratio is 16.67% (6 to 1).

Northwestern 2020 Key Statistics
Tuition & Fees$60,768
Acceptance Rate7%
Student Population22,603
Graduation Rate95%
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1

The undergraduate tuition & fees at Northwestern University is $60,768 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate tuition & fees at Northwestern University is $56,567 for academic year 2019-2020. Northwestern University offers the alternative tuition plans. 59% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $46,822 (exclude student loans).

Northwestern 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
Tuition & Fees$60,768
Graduate
Tuition & Fees$56,567
Average Financial Amount$46,822

The acceptance rate at Northwestern University is 7% and the admission yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 63%.
The average SAT score is 1,520 and the average ACT score is 35. Northwestern University accepts advanced placement(AP) credits.

Northwestern 2020 Admission Statistics
Acceptance Rate7%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)63%
SAT Scores1,520
ACT Scores35

Northwestern University offers the distance education programs that all courses for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively. Northwestern University offers ROTC, study abroad, weekend/evening college, teacher certification program. On Northwestern University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.

Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Northwestern
Distance Learning (Online Classes)
  • Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Navy)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Northwestern Key Statistics

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7%

Acceptance Rate

22,603

Total Number of Students

$60,768

Tuition & Fees

2,325

Total Full-time Faculties

6 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

95%

Graduation Rate

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