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Northwestern University
Northwestern University 633 Clark St Evanston, IL 60208 Phone: (847) 491-3741
  • General Information
    About Northwestern University

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


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Navy)
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 25,013
    Percent Admitted 26%
    Men Admitted 28%
    Women Admitted 25%
    Full Time Retention Rate 97%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 670 750
      Math 680 770
      Writing 660 750
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 30 34
      English 30 35
      Math 29 34
      Writing 8 10
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 21,412
    Native American 33
    Asian 2,712
    African American 1,030
    Hispanic 1,001
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 8,532
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 8,225

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