Northwestern University

4 Years Private College In Evanston, IL

Northwestern University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more 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 $56,691. The school has a total enrollment of 22,127 and student to faculty ratio is 16.67% (6 to 1).The highest degree offered at Northwestern University is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. It offers 2 Year Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice) degrees and programs.
2020 Key Facts
Tuition & Fees$56,691 (2020)
Acceptance Rate9%
Student Population22,127
Test Scores1,495 (SAT) 102 (ACT)
Graduation Rate95%
Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Northwestern University is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (01/01/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
2019-2020 Tuition & Fees
The undergraduate tuition & fees at Northwestern University is $56,691 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. 56 students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $41,435 (exclude student loans).
Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation
The acceptance rate at Northwestern University is 9% and the admission yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 55%. The average SAT score is 1,495 and the average ACT score is 102. Northwestern University accepts advanced placement(AP) credits. Total 22,127 students are attending at Northwestern University (8,642 undergraduate students). There are 2,282 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 364 part-time faculty working for Northwestern University. The students to faculty ratio is 6 to 1 (16.67%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 9,988 (full-time) and 593 (part-time). The graduation rate at Northwestern University is 95% and the retention rate is 97% at the school.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-Campus Services
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 University
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