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Northwestern University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
$41,983
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)
$41,983

NU Address


NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
633 CLARK ST
EVANSTON, IL60208
General info:(312) 491-3741
Financial aid office:(847) 491-7400
Admissions office:(847) 491-7271
University Homepage

Tuition + NU Housing

(2011-2012)
Meals Per Week:19

UGrad Application Fee: $65
Grad Application Fee: $75

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:5988
Freshman Must Live on Campus: Yes

University Makeup

(2011-2012)
# of Undergrads: 10,802
# of Grad students: 12,832
Total Students: 23,634
Male

51.3%
Female

48.7%
International:

13%
African-American:

5%
American Indian:

0%
Asian:

13%
Hispanic:

5%
Pacific Islander:

14%
Caucasian:

49%
Unknown:

13%

Financial Aid


65% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $4,350

7% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $4,287

45% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $12,448

35% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,682
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Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs


MD Medical Program
Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements


Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits


HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %


24% men vs 23% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions


Number of Men Applicants: 12,822
Number of Women Applicants: 14,706
Number of Men Admitted: 3,021
Number of Women Admitted: 3,346

Student Services


Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Accounting and Related Services Other
• Accounting and Related Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Advanced Legal Research/Studies General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• African Studies
• African-American/Black Studies
• African-American/Black Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• Anthropology Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Anthropology
• Anthropology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Applied Mathematics General
• Applied Mathematics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Area Studies Other
• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Art History Criticism and Conservation Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Art/Art Studies General
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Astronomy and Astrophysics Other
• Astronomy and Astrophysics Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Audiology/Audiologist
• Audiology/Audiologist Phd(Professional practice)
• Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Phd(Professional practice)
• Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Bioethics/Medical Ethics
• Bioinformatics
• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biology/Biological Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Biostatistics
• Biotechnology
• Botany/Plant Biology Other
• Botany/Plant Biology Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Business Administration Management and Operations Other
• Business Administration Management and Operations Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Administration and Management General Post-master's certificate
• Business/Commerce General
• Business/Commerce General Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Business/Managerial Economics Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Business/Managerial Economics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences Other
• Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Chemistry General
• Chemistry General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Civil Engineering General
• Civil Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Clinical Psychology
• Clinical Psychology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
• Communication Journalism and Related Programs Other
• Communication Journalism and Related Programs Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Communication Sciences and Disorders General
• Communication Sciences and Disorders General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Communication and Media Studies Other
• Communication and Media Studies Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Community Organization and Advocacy
• Community Psychology
• Comparative Literature
• Comparative Literature Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer Engineering General
• Computer Science
• Computer Science Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Conducting
• Conducting Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Counseling Psychology
• Counseling Psychology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Creative Writing
• Creative Writing Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Dance General
• Dental Clinical Sciences General
• Dental Clinical Sciences General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Developmental Biology and Embryology
• Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
• Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft Other
• Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
• East Asian Languages Literatures and Linguistics Other
• Ecology
• Economics General
• Economics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Education General
• Education Other
• Education Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
• Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Educational Leadership and Administration General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering General
• Engineering Other
• Engineering Mechanics
• Engineering Mechanics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering Science
• Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields Other
• Engineering/Industrial Management
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
• Environmental Science
• Environmental Studies
• Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
• European Studies/Civilization
• Film/Cinema/Video Studies
• Film/Cinema/Video Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Finance General
• Finance General Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Finance General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• French Language and Literature
• French Language and Literature Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• General Studies
• Genetic Counseling/Counselor
• Geography
• Geology/Earth Science General
• Geology/Earth Science General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• German Language and Literature
• German Language and Literature Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
• Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator Post-master's certificate
• Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences General
• Health and Medical Administrative Services Other
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Hispanic-American Puerto Rican and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
• History General
• History General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Human Development Family Studies and Related Services Other
• Human Development Family Studies and Related Services Other Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration General
• Industrial Engineering
• Industrial Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Information Science/Studies
• Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International Relations and Affairs
• Italian Language and Literature
• Jazz/Jazz Studies
• Jewish/Judaic Studies
• Journalism
• Keyboard Instruments
• Keyboard Instruments Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Keyboard Instruments Post-master's certificate
• Labor and Industrial Relations
• Law Phd(Professional practice)
• Legal Professions and Studies Other
• Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies Other
• Legal Studies General
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Linguistics
• Linguistics Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Management Information Systems General
• Management Science
• Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods Other
• Manufacturing Engineering
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Marketing/Marketing Management General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
• Materials Engineering
• Materials Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Materials Science
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
• Medical Informatics
• Medical Scientist
• Medical Scientist Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Medicine Phd(Professional practice)
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Music General
• Music General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Music Other
• Music Performance General
• Music Performance General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Music Performance General Post-master's certificate
• Music Teacher Education
• Music Teacher Education Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Music Theory and Composition
• Music Theory and Composition Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Musicology and Ethnomusicology
• Musicology and Ethnomusicology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Neurobiology and Anatomy
• Neuroscience
• Neuroscience Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
• Operations Management and Supervision
• Organizational Behavior Studies
• Organizational Behavior Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Organizational Behavior Studies Post-master's certificate
• Orthotist/Prosthetist Post-master's certificate
• Philosophy
• Philosophy Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physical Therapy/Therapist
• Physical Therapy/Therapist Phd(Professional practice)
• Physics General
• Playwriting and Screenwriting
• Political Science and Government General
• Political Science and Government General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
• Programs for Foreign Lawyers
• Psychology General
• Psychology General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Psychology Other
• Public Administration
• Public Health General
• Public Policy Analysis General
• Radio Television and Digital Communication Other
• Radio and Television
• Radio and Television Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Real Estate
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Religion/Religious Studies Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Religious/Sacred Music
• Religious/Sacred Music Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Science Technology and Society
• Science Technologies/Technicians Other
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Slavic Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Slavic Languages Literatures and Linguistics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Social Sciences Other
• Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
• Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Post-master's certificate
• Sociology
• Sociology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
• Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
• Statistics General
• Statistics General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Stringed Instruments
• Stringed Instruments Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Stringed Instruments Post-master's certificate
• Systems Science and Theory Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Tax Law/Taxation
• Theatre Literature History and Criticism
• Transportation/Mobility Management
• Urban Studies/Affairs
• Visual and Performing Arts General
• Voice and Opera
• Voice and Opera Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Voice and Opera Post-master's certificate
• Women's Studies
• Writing General Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years

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