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Northwestern University overview
 Location Evanston, Illinois
 Online northwestern.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Northwestern University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 40,425 prospective students applied, and 3,422 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,931 enrolled in the school.  17,748 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,379 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $54,120 plus fees of $448. Northwestern is ranked 7 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Northwestern University overview
SAT 1430/1550
ACT 33/35
GPA 3.92
Applications Accepted
Northwestern University overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Extreme

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Northwestern University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,605
Other Fees$448
Room and Board $16,626
Budget for Other Expenses$1,850
Total One Year Cost$74,649


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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147767 IPEDS survey data for Northwestern University.