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Northwestern Comparisons

Evanston, Illinois

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Compare with Illinois Public Colleges

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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

$45,973 lower in-state tuition
54% higher acceptance rate


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University of Illinois at Chicago

$47,451 lower in-state tuition
64% higher acceptance rate


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Illinois State University

$46,703 lower in-state tuition
72% higher acceptance rate


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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

$49,104 lower in-state tuition
76% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Illinois Private Colleges

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University of Chicago

$585 lower in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


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Loyola University Chicago

$12,727 lower in-state tuition
62% higher acceptance rate


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Wheaton College

$19,127 lower in-state tuition
78% higher acceptance rate


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Illinois Institute of Technology

$9,557 lower in-state tuition
52% higher acceptance rate


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Knox College

$9,042 lower in-state tuition
62% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Public Colleges

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University of Michigan

$42,707 lower in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


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Ohio State University

$47,612 lower in-state tuition
59% higher acceptance rate


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University of Wisconsin Madison

$48,954 lower in-state tuition
48% higher acceptance rate


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Purdue University Main Campus

$49,019 lower in-state tuition
58% higher acceptance rate


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Miami University

$45,091 lower in-state tuition
83% higher acceptance rate


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Indiana University Bloomington

$48,412 lower in-state tuition
71% higher acceptance rate


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University of Minnesota Twin Cities

$44,909 lower in-state tuition
61% higher acceptance rate


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University of Cincinnati Main Campus

$47,767 lower in-state tuition
67% higher acceptance rate


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University of Michigan Dearborn

$45,075 lower in-state tuition
59% higher acceptance rate


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University of Missouri Columbia

$48,897 lower in-state tuition
73% higher acceptance rate


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Truman State University

$50,252 lower in-state tuition
63% higher acceptance rate


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University of Minnesota Rochester

$46,033 lower in-state tuition
65% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Private Colleges

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University of Notre Dame

$1,035 lower in-state tuition
10% higher acceptance rate


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Washington University in St Louis

$1,927 lower in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


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Butler University

$15,817 lower in-state tuition
67% higher acceptance rate


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Marquette University

$13,257 lower in-state tuition
73% higher acceptance rate


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Case Western Reserve University

$5,779 lower in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


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Oberlin College

$573 lower in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


D
Drake University

$14,029 lower in-state tuition
59% higher acceptance rate


C
Carleton College

$741 higher in-state tuition
12% higher acceptance rate


D
Denison University

$2,807 lower in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


G
Grinnell College

$2,039 lower in-state tuition
10% higher acceptance rate


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Kenyon College

$3,507 lower in-state tuition
28% higher acceptance rate


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DePauw University

$6,491 lower in-state tuition
59% higher acceptance rate


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St Olaf College

$6,777 lower in-state tuition
42% higher acceptance rate


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Saint Louis University Main Campus

$11,827 lower in-state tuition
47% higher acceptance rate


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Macalester College

$21 higher in-state tuition
30% higher acceptance rate


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Calvin College

$20,627 lower in-state tuition
64% higher acceptance rate


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University of St Thomas

$11,879 lower in-state tuition
78% higher acceptance rate


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Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

$8,748 lower in-state tuition
68% higher acceptance rate


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Milwaukee School of Engineering

$16,407 lower in-state tuition
51% higher acceptance rate


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Holy Cross College

$26,227 lower in-state tuition
68% higher acceptance rate


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Kettering University

$13,847 lower in-state tuition
65% higher acceptance rate


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Ohio Northern University

$24,757 lower in-state tuition
56% higher acceptance rate


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Cedarville University

$25,863 lower in-state tuition
50% higher acceptance rate


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Andrews University

$28,419 lower in-state tuition
40% higher acceptance rate


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Centre College

$13,927 lower in-state tuition
63% higher acceptance rate


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Wabash College

$13,227 lower in-state tuition
54% higher acceptance rate


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Earlham College

$11,121 lower in-state tuition
50% higher acceptance rate


B
Bethel University

$19,357 lower in-state tuition
78% higher acceptance rate


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Lawrence University

$7,569 lower in-state tuition
60% higher acceptance rate


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St Louis College of Pharmacy

$28,680 lower in-state tuition
69% higher acceptance rate


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Asbury University

$26,767 lower in-state tuition
66% higher acceptance rate


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Maranatha Baptist Bible College

$41,827 lower in-state tuition
71% higher acceptance rate


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Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

$41,237 lower in-state tuition
59% higher acceptance rate


Compare with National Colleges

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Harvard University

$8,574 lower in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


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Stanford University

$2,754 lower in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


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University of Southern California

$1,033 higher in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


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New York University

$6,023 lower in-state tuition
12% higher acceptance rate


D
Duke University

$2,347 lower in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


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Johns Hopkins University

$4,067 lower in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


B
Boston University

$1,373 lower in-state tuition
11% higher acceptance rate


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University of Pennsylvania

$5,061 lower in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


C
Cornell University

$359 higher in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


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Georgetown University

$843 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


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Northeastern University

$3,867 lower in-state tuition
11% higher acceptance rate


C
Columbia University in the City of New York

$693 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate