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Northwestern University


Overview

Student Population
21,823
Best Colleges National Rank
#12
 Location Evanston, Illinois
 Online northwestern.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 35,100 prospective students applied, and 3,743 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,985 enrolled in the school.  17,475 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,348 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $52,239 plus fees of $439. Northwestern is ranked 12 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1450/1570
ACT32/34
Applications Accepted
10.7%
Applications DueJan 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery High

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$52,239
Costs for Northwestern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,660
Other Fees$439
Room and Board $16,047
Budget for Other Expenses$2,595
Total One Year Cost$72,980

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$89,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
94% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwestern University students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 25%
Communication 14%
Engineering 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Psychology 8%