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    21591enrollment
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    Northwestern University Evanston Courses, Rankings, Admission Criteria, Fees & Scholarships

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    Northwestern University is a comprehensive research institute, internationally recognized for excellence in academics and research. The institute has over 8,000 undergraduate students and over 13,000 graduate students in its 12 different academic schools and colleges. The organization is a prestigious name in the US Education System that proudly stands as one of four universities in the US ranked in the top 20 across all graduate education categories.

    With a 9% acceptance rate in 2020, admissions at Northwestern University are extremely selective. The university awarded a budget worth 887.3 Million USD in 2020 for different research projects. It has 90 school-based and 50 University research centers. 95% of the UG class of 2018 were employed,  attending graduate/professional school, or studying on a fellowship within six months of graduation. 64% of the UG students received financial aid in 2020. The university awarded 207 million USD in scholarships to students in 2020–2021.

    The institute has a total student enrollment of over 21,000 candidates which comprises a huge 11% of international applicants from different corners of the world. The university never compromises on the quality of education imparted and thus observes a student-to-faculty ratio of 6:1. The university has many notable alumni with the most popular being Stephen Colbert, Geroge R. R. Martin, Meghan Markle, and Seth Myers.

    Northwestern University admissions are available for intakes on a rolling basis around the year with common deadlines of the early and regular decision being November 1 and January 1, respectively. The institute is a highly selective yet coveted choice for international students seeking to fulfill their dream of studying in the USA and enrolls candidates at an acceptance rate of merely 9%.

    Northwestern University Top Courses

    Programs Fees (Per Annum in USD) Deadlines
    M.Sc Computer Engineering $73,464 Fall: February 28
    M.Sc Computer Science $58,032 Fall: February 28
    M.Sc Information Systems $53,064 Fall: July 15
    Winter: October 15
    Spring: January 15
    Summer: April 15
    M.Sc Data Science $56,100 Fall: July 15
    Winter: October 15
    Spring: January 15
    Summer: April 15
    M.B.A $74,871 Round 2: January 6, 2021 (International Deadline)
    Round 3: April 7, 2021
    M.Sc Integrated Marketing Communications $94,414 Round 1: October 18  
    Round 2: January 3
    Round 3: February 28
    Part-time M.B.A $1,12,732

    Spring 2021: January 6, 2021
    Summer 2021: March 31, 2021
    Fall 2021: June 9, 2021

    Executive M.B.A $54,559

    September 2021: Round 1: April 21, 2021; Round 2: June 2, 2021
    January 2022: Round 1: August 18, 2021; Round 2:October 6, 2021

    M.Sc Management Studies $57,336 Round 3: April 30, 2021
    M.Sc Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning $58,032 Fall: January 15; Spring: October 15
    One-year MBA $1,03,316 Round 3: April 7, 2021
    M.S Mechanical Engineering $58,032 Fall: April 30
    M.Sc Theoretical and Applied Mechanics $58,032 December 15
    B.Sc Computer Engineering $56,286 Early Decision: November 1
    Regular Decision: January 1

    Northwestern University Rankings

    Northwestern University is one of the top Private universities in Evanston, United States.

    • QS World University Rankings #29
    • QS WUR Ranking By Subject #11
    • Graduate Employability Ranking #30
    • US UNI (universities) #16

    Highlights

    College Type Private
    Campus Setting Urban
    Annual Endowment 11 billion USD
    Student Retention Rate 72%
    Work-study program Yes
    Mode of Program Full time; Part-time; online
    Campus Housing Capacity 52%
    English language proficiency score TOEFL or equivalent
    Financial Aid Available as grants, awards, and scholarships
    Admission Helpdesk admissions@northwestern.edu

    Northwestern University Campus

    • Northwestern University simply is known as NU is housed in three campuses with the main campus at Evanston, Illinois.
    • Other campuses are:
      • the Chicago campus located 12 miles away from the main campus
      • the 2,500-acre Qatar campus at Doha's Education City, with spectacular architecture and modern amenities.
    • It has more than 90 school-based centers and 50 University research centers.

    Northwestern University Accommodation

    • Undergraduates are required to live on-campus for their first two years.
    • Students can choose to live in residential colleges, residential halls, and/or special-interest housing during their first two years. Housing for graduate students is also available on campus.
    • A meal plan is not mandatory for applicants' options in styles of housing. Employment opportunities are available to students at the Residential Services
    • The University has partnered with Places4Students.com to provide free off-campus housing solutions for qualified students and other community members.

    Northwestern University Programs

    • There are a number of courses at Northwestern University for international students across 96 majors, 89 minors, and various certificates across the 12 colleges and schools in the university at the undergraduate level.
    • It offers World-renowned programs in journalism and integrated marketing communications (IMC).
    • Other popular programs at the school are material engineering, MBA, law, Economics, and chemistry. Undergraduate programs are offered in nine colleges and schools while graduates and professional programs are offered in ten colleges and schools.
    • About 72% of undergraduates enroll in dual programs and double majors. More than 50% of students partake in study abroad programs to supplement their academic program. Undergraduates at the university can pursue a concurrent, combined bachelor’s/master's degree program.

    Northwestern University Application Process

    Getting admission into Northwestern programs requires rigorous preparation both in terms of academics and extracurriculars. With an acceptance rate of just 9%, Northwestern’s admission process is very selective coupled with a very competitive applicant pool.

    How to Apply?

    Application portal:

    • Undergraduate Application: Common Application or Coalition Application portal
    • Graduate Application: The Graduate School’s (TGS) online application portal

    Application fee (Application fee waiver is available):

    • 75 USD for undergraduates and Transfer.
    • 95 USD for graduates.

    Application Deadline:

    • Application deadline for undergraduate application fall under two categories:
      • Early Decision Deadline: November 1
      • Regular Decision: January 1
    • Application deadlines for graduate programs vary from program to program

    Supporting documents

    For Undergraduates:

    • Official secondary school transcript and a school report
    • Counselor recommendation
    • At least one teacher recommendation
    • SAT or ACT scores
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (No minimum scores required)
    • Midyear transcript
    • Music audition (ONLY School of Music applicants)

    For Graduate Applicants

    Northwestern University Cost of Attendance

    For all the prospective students of the institute applying for the upcoming session, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as tabulated below.

    Type of Fee Amounts Per Category (USD)
    Living On-Campus Living an Off-Campus Being a Resident Assistant
    Tuition 56,286 56,286 56,286
    Fees 459 459 459
    On-Campus Housing/Meals 17,019 0 0
    Off-Campus Housing/Meals 0 17,019 0
    Books & Supplies 1,638 1,638 1,638
    Personal Expenses 2,201 2,201 2,201
    Transportation 1,050 1,050 1,050
    Loan Fees 55 55 55
    Total 78,654 78,654 61,635

    The cost of attendance for graduate programs varies by program. However, the estimated cost is presented below:

    Fees Amount (USD)
    Tuition 41,612 – 55,321
    Health Insurance 4,050
    Housing 2,518 - 24,000
    Others 9,222 – 15,300
    Total 57,402 – 98,671

    Northwestern University Scholarships

    The institute provides various types of aid available as grants, loans, work-study, and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. Need-based financial aid is available to international students seeking undergraduate degrees. Financial aid is not available for international transfer applicants. The deadline for the financial aid application is February 15. The studentships that can variables at the university are:

    Name Amount (USD)
    Northwestern Scholarship Varies
    Founders Scholarship 13,200 USD annually
    Karr Achievement Scholarship 2,500 USD annually

    Northwestern University Alumni Network

    • Members of the alumni community are recipients of several international awards like the Nobel Prize, MacArthur Genius Grant, Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Grammy Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, etc.
    • Since 2015, 9 Grammy awards and 18 top honors have been awarded to members of the NWU community and alumni network.
    • Notable Alumni Include:
      • Stephen Colbert – Movie Producer and TV host
      • Gillian Flynn – American Writer
      • Claudia Lopez – Former Colombian Senator

    Northwestern University Placements

    Within six months of graduation, 95% of 2018 undergraduates were employed, studying on a fellowship, or attending graduate or professional school. As per Emolument, alumni of Northwestern University earn as follows:

    Domain Average Salary (USD)
    Financial Services 170,000
    Finance Control & Strategy 155,000
    Media, Communication & Advertising 150,000
    Executive Management & Change 140,000
    Sales & Business Development 128,000
    Programme & Project Management 118,000

    According to PayScale, the average salary for Northwestern University Graduates is 81,000 USD.

    $ 74,8711st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Sep 16

    Application Deadline

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    ENTRY Requirement

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7|TOEFL100|GMAT720|GRE326

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    Master of Science [M.Sc] Computer Science

    full time | Course Based | Thesis Based
    $ 58,0321st YEAR
    FEES

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    Course Duration

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    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7.0|TOEFL90|GRE315
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    Course Duration

    Feb 15

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7.0|TOEFL90|GRE314
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    FEES

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    Course Duration

    Jan 15

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESIELTS7.5|TOEFL95|GMAT640|GRE315

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

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    Northwestern University Overview

    Insitution type
    Private (Not for Profit)
    Student Population
    21591
    FAFSA Code
    001739
    Application Cost
    $75
    Accreditation
    NCA
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $73,832 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    7 : 1

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    programsUG Programs -64
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    acceptance rate8.0 %11.0 %16.0 %8.1 %11.1 %53.0 %15.1 %10.0 %9.0 %11.0 %52.0 %67.1 %22.0 %5.2 %8.7 %61.5 %18.0 %27.4 %8.0 %
    exam scoreTOEFL - 107.5
    GMAT - 730
    IELTS - 8
    SAT - 1490
    ACT - 33
    GMAT - 690
    TOEFL - 110
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    SAT - 1510
    ACT - 34
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    IELTS - 6.8
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    ACT - 32
    IELTS - 8.5
    TOEFL - 110
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    ACT - 33
    TOEFL - 105
    IELTS - 8
    SAT - 1535
    ACT - 34
    GMAT - 740
    PTE - 77.5
    IELTS - 6.5
    TOEFL - 90
    GMAT - 650
    GMAT - 740
    IELTS - 8
    TOEFL - 110
    SAT - 1520
    ACT - 33
    GMAT - 735
    TOEFL - 100
    IELTS - 8
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    ACT - 34
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    TOEFL - 105
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    ACT - 33
    GMAT - 700
    IELTS - 7
    TOEFL - 100
    SAT - 1470
    ACT - 33
    TOEFL - 99.5
    IELTS - 8
    SAT - 1355
    ACT - 29
    TOEFL - 80
    IELTS - 6.5
    SAT - 1230
    ACT - 26
    GMAT - 710
    TOEFL - 110
    IELTS - 8
    SAT - 1415
    ACT - 32
    GMAT - 730
    SAT - 1530
    ACT - 34
    GRE - 316
    TOEFL - 105
    IELTS - 7.5
    GRE - 320
    GMAT - 726
    SAT - 1530
    ACT - 34
    IELTS - 7
    TOEFL - 106
    SAT - 1420
    ACT - 29
    PTE - 80
    GMAT - 735.5
    TOEFL - 110
    IELTS - 8.2
    SAT - 1445
    ACT - 33
    GMAT - 588
    GRE - 310
    TOEFL - 90
    IELTS - 6.5
    SAT - 1445
    ACT - 33
    IELTS - 8
    TOEFL - 110
    SAT - 1490
    ACT - 34
    GMAT - 740
    cost to studyAverage Tuition Fees   73832 USD
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    Average Tuition Fees   54559 USD
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    Hostel + Meal - 32094 USD Per Year
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    Hostel + Meal - 25962 USD Per Year
    Average Tuition Fees   27660 USD
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    Hostel + Meal - 33712 USD Per Year
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    Hostel + Meal - 9774 USD Per Year
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    Hostel + Meal - 30400 USD Per Year
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    placement (average package)

    95% graduates employed within 6 months of graduation. Average annual salary of 82,000 USD; Top recruiters- United Airlines, Inc., IBM, Abbott Laboratories, Abbvie Inc. Highest paid degrees- Executive MBA (200,000 USD); MBA (160,000 USD); Executive Masters (125,000 USD); LLM (120,000 USD); Master of Arts (55,000 USD).


    Graduate Employability Rankings- #21 (THE, 2019); Top recruiters- Booz, Allen and Hamilton; Northrop Grumman Corporation; Lockheed Martin Corp; Raytheon Co.; Johns Hopkins University. Highest paying degrees- Doctorate (145,000 USD); MBA (126,000 USD); Bachelor of Arts (124,000 USD); Masters in Science (108,000 USD); Masters (106,000 USD); Masters of Arts (14,000 USD).


    Graduate Employability Ranking 2020: 64; Graduates are offered salary within a range of 77,000 USD to 145,000 USD per year. Annual ROI is 5.3%. Doctorate and MBA are highest paying degrees with average annual salary of 145,000 USD and 144,000 USD respectively. 


    Graduate Employability Ranking 2020: 47; Annual ROI is 6.6%; Highest paying degrees along with their annual salary are Doctorate: 160,000 USD, BS: 128,000 USD; BA: 120,000 USD and PhD: 87,000 USD


    THE Global University Employability Rankings- #56; Average salary- 82,883 USD; Top recruiters: Microsoft Corp, IB Corp, Baylor College of Medicine, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Intel Corporation; Highest paying degrees- MBA (132,000 USD), Bachelor of Arts (93,000 USD), Bachelor of Science (81,000 USD).


    Top recruiters at UBC were Deloitte, P&G, Labatt, Netsle, Telus, GE Healthcare, etc. Base salaries offered were around $90,000 to the postgraduates. Finance graduates were highest paid: $107,000


    Graduate Employability Rankings (2020)- #95
    Top paying degrees: 
    Executive MBA: $205,000.
    Master (other): $130,000.
    MA: $125,000.
    Doctorate: $118,000.
    MBA: $115,000


    Graduate Employability ranks: #201-250
    MBA: $129,000.
    MFin.: $100,000.
    BA: $88,000.


    The average salary of Duke graduates is 85,000 USD. Top recruiters include Duke University; Amazon.com Inc.; Capital One Financial Corp; Booz, Allen, and Hamilton; Microsoft Corp. Best paying degrees are Executive MBA (162,000 USD), MBA (140,000 USD), LLM (130,000 USD), Master in Finance (128,000 USD)


    Highest paying degrees are Masters in Finance, LLM and MBA with an average annual salary of 150,000 USD, 148,000 USD and 146,000 USD respectively. Healthcare, executive management and legal & paralegal are the highest paying sectors. 


    Graduate Employability Rankings- #85 (QS 2020); Average annual salary: 70,205 USD; Top recruiters: Ohio State University, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Cardinal Health Inc., OhioHealth; Highest paying salaries: MBA (103,815 USD), Masters in HRM (73,498 USD), MS Engineering (82,876 USD), MAcc (52,831 USD), BS Engineering (69,796 USD).


    Average graduate salary: 73,440 USD; Top recruiters: University of Utah, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Zions Bancorporation, L-3 Communications, Westech Engineering Inc.; Highest paying degrees: Masters in Science (109,000 USD), Bachelor of Arts (106,000 USD), MBA (83,000 USD), Bachelor of Science (69,000 USD), Other Masters (59,000 USD).


    Average salary is 79,000 USD per annum. Annual ROI is 9.5%. Popular employers are Ford Motor, General Motors, Quicken Loans, Amazon, etc. 


    Graduate Employability THE Ranks- #1, QS Ranks- #4. Employment rate is over 89% with base salaries offered to B-school graduates of around 210,000 USD. E-MBA students were offered average of 200,000 USD/yr. Median salaries for the other departments combined was around 90,000 USD. 


    Average salary of UChicago graduates is 79,000 USD annually. Top recruiters include McKinsey & Company Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Google LLC, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Accenture, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Highest paid degrees include LLM (257,000 USD), Masters in Finance (232,000 USD), MBA (168,000 USD).


    89% of graduates were employed or were working within 6 months of graduation. 5,700+ companies visited for campus recruitment. UIUC graduates have an average annual salary of about 77,000 USD annually. Top paid programs include Doctorate (125,000 USD); MBA (100,000 USD); Bachelor of Science (81,000 USD); Master (80,000 USD), etc.


    Graduate employability- #191-200.
    Top recruiters for MBA class- Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, EY, PwC, etc.
    Average overall salary- $70,000.
    Median base salary- $110,000


    Graduate employability rankings: #201-250
    MBA: $107,350
    MS: $81,000
    BSc: $78,000
    Avg. Annual alumni salary: $62,300
    Some of the top recruiters are Amazon, iRobot, Morgan Stanley, EY, Bose, Blackstone group, Wellington Management.


    Graduate Employability Rankings- #20 (QS, 2020); Top recruiters- University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Comcast Cable Inc., Amazon.com, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC); Highest paid degrees- MBA (175,000 USD), Masters in Finance (150,000 USD), PhD (147,000 USD), Executive Masters (145,000 USD), Bachelor of Science (124,000 USD). 


    application requirements

    Counselor recommendation; 1 Teacher recommendation; Standardized test scores; English proficiency scores; 2-3 LORs; SOP; Resume; Additional documents (audition; portfolio; research paper, etc.)

    Academic transcripts; Secondary School Report; 2 Teacher Evaluations; Mid-year Report; Standardized Test Scores; Proof of English language proficiency; Essays; SOPs; Résumé/CV; Recommendation letter(s); Professional Credential Evaluation; Financial Support Documents.

    3 to 4 years of work experience for some graduate programs; at least 2 letters of recommendation; 2 to 3-page statement of purpose

    School Report; Counsellor’s recommendation for UG admission; Letters of Recommendation; Writing Sample

    Academic transcripts; School report (counsellor recommendation); 2 teacher recommendations; 2-3 LORs; Resume; SOPs/ Essays; Proof of English language proficiency; Standardized test scores; Additional Requirements (Work experience, Interview (upon invitation), Portfolio, etc.)

    Core subject requirements like Maths, Science, Language. 
    Other subjects may be requried at the basic level depending upon the choice of program

    TOEFL scores are prefered as proof of language proficiency. 
    Three LORs for PG applications.
    Supplemental essay along with essay required for application portals.

    Counselor LOR along with 2 academic LORs. CSS profile. Optional alumni interviews may be conducted.

    Transcripts, Standardized scores, 3 LORs, SOP (1-2 pages), Resume, Other supplemental documents (such as writing samples, research papers, etc.)

    Counselor recommendation, teacher evaluation, and midyear evaluations are mandatory along with the applications. 

    Academic transcripts; Academic recommendation; Standardized test scores; 2-3 LORs; Resume; SOPs/ Essays; Proof of English language proficiency; Additional Requirements (video interview, work experience, research papers, etc.).

    Academic transcripts; 2-3 LORs; SOPs/ Essays; Resume; Standardized test scores; Proof of English language proficiency; Additional requirements as per program (work experience, research proposal, writing samples, etc.)

    High School score/grade should be equivalent to 2.7 GPA. Indian student's transcripts must be sent by the Controller of the examinations. Fulfill other country-specific requirements.

    Teacher Evaluation forms (as additional LORs); Sample of academic work, potfolio, music recordings, art work, etc  (supplementary documents); IELTS/TOEFL; Standardized test scores

    Transcripts, English proficiency scores, Supplemental essays, teacher evaluation, GMAT/ GRE scores, Supplemental material (art work, research papers, etc.)

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    Essay with 200 words, one letter of recommendation, completing CSS profile, Interviews. 

    LOR- 2 or 3 letters of recommendation, SOP- yes, GPA- 3.5 (89% or more). 

    Academic transcripts; Proof of English language proficiency; 2-3 LORs; SOPs; Resume; Personal Statement; Standardized test scores; Additional requirements (Digital portfolios, Writing samples, Research statements, etc.); Interviews (if required). 

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    Admission & dates

    Early Action Deadlines

    December 9

    Application deadline

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    TOEFL107.595120-
    IELTS87.59-
    Graduate
    GMAT730660800-
    Undergraduate
    SAT Check Detailed Score14901420156035
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing735700770-
    Mathematics755720790-
    ACT Check Detailed Score33323477
    English333234-
    Mathematics333234-

    Northwestern University Acceptance Rate

    8.0 %

    acceptance rate

    269887

    total applicants

    21591

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    49.0%

    Male

    51.0%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    8.0%
    Total Applicants
    102887
    Total Enrolled
    8231
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    8.0%
    Total Applicants
    167000
    Total Enrolled
    13360

    Northwestern University enrollment

    Enrollment
    Northwestern University Enrollment
    21591
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    8231
    Graduate Enrollment
    13360
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    84.0%

    Attendance Cost

    $73832

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $73,832 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $54,559 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $1,660 / Year
    On campus, Room & Board
    $16,047 / Year
    On Campus, Other Expenses
    $2,595 / Year
    Off Campus
    Off campus (not with family), Room & Board
    $16,047 / Year
    Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses
    $2,595 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses

    School

    Kellogg School of Management

    Address: 2211 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    Program wise accreditation
    Law Programs
    American Bar Association
    Medicine Programs
    Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    Music Programs
    National Association of Schools of Music

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    3539---

    Ranking

    20212020201920182017
    Times Higher Education logo

    Times Higher Education

    RANKED  #24

    Overall(International)

    RANKED  #37

    Engineering(International)

    RANKED  #32

    Law(International)

    RANKED  #101 - #125

    Computer Science(International)

    RANKED  #37

    Technology(International)

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    Cornell University

    Ranked#20
    Score77.9

    Columbia University

    Ranked#17
    Score78.1

    University of Michigan

    Ranked#27
    Score81.6

    QS World University logo

    QS World University

    RANKED  #29

    Overall(International)

    Nearest Ranking

    Johns Hopkins University

    Ranked#25
    Score82.7

    University of Michigan

    Ranked#21
    Score84.6

    University of California

    Ranked#30
    Score80.8

    US News logo

    US News

    RANKED  #24

    Overall(International)

    Nearest Ranking

    Duke University

    Ranked#23
    Score81.6

    Cornell University

    Ranked#22
    Score81.9

    New York University

    Ranked#29
    Score78.4

    Center for World University Rankings logo

    Center for World University Rankings

    RANKED  #17

    Overall(International)

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    College Rating

    Based on 25 Students Rating

    8.6 out of 10
    9.3/10Academic
    8.5/10Accommodation
    8.9/10Faculty
    8.7/10Infrastructure
    9.0/10Placement
    8.5/10Social Life

    Reviews

    BG
    8.2 /10

    I decided to attend this university because it is one of the most diverse univeristy that welcomes students from around the globe and beacuse of that we and the alumni benefit from a strong network that spans the globe. My GPA was 7.6. I had to submit an online form costing around $95. I was keen to get admitted here.

    Course Curriculum :

    Master of Science in Analytics program teaches us the skills that drive business success in today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven world and aims to produce well-rounded data scientists who possess the rigorous technical training and the business acumen to lead data science teams.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    LN
    7.5 /10

    I wanted to join here because my university is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research, and the personal and intellectual growth of us in a diverse academic community. My GPA was 7.2. I had to submit a common application along with an application fee of $95. It was among the top universities of the USA, which further inspired me.

    Course Curriculum :

    The Master of Science in Biostatistics is a one-year, full-time master’s program which provides us biostatistics training for us who intend to plan, direct and execute health research and/or analyze health data. Three concentration options address a variety of our goals: Population Health Analytics, Statistical Bioinformatics, and Statistical Methods and Practice.

    7 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    YG
    9.3 /10

    I found this university on the internet and after reading all the students reviews and great point about the faculty, internship, placement, and campus facilities, I made it my aim to get in this university as it was not a piece of cake. I had a GPA of 8.9 in high school. I applied here through the common application and also paid an application fee of $85.

    Course Curriculum :

    Through the curriculum, we learn to think independently, to master the systematic approach to problem solving, and to have a keen awareness of the role engineering plays in a modern technological society. Also, the curriculum has a strong lab-based learning emphasis and culminates in a project-based design capstone course. The duration of the program was 4-years.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    SM
    9.3 /10

    I wanted to do a masters program but didn't wanted to invest many years doing it and Northwestern University offered this program in one-year and that too with an amazing curriculum. Also, the university offers a lot of facility with an amazing infrastructure. I decided to opt for it due to these reasons. For the admission, I had to submit an application fee of around $100 as I submitted my application form through the online portal of the official website of the university.

    Course Curriculum :

    The program prepares us to become leaders in the university and industry fields. Some of the main courses we study in this course are computer systems, Computer architecture, Mobile systems, Parallel systems, Parallel processing, Parallel algorithms, Hardware, Software interaction, VLSI design, Embedded systems and many more.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    SS
    8.2 /10

    I had applied in 2-3 colleges but this colleges was suggested by my education counselor. I had to apply via common application form and even paid $75 as an application fee for it. They even considered my high school score of 9.2 GPA during admission process.

    Course Curriculum :

    Data science is a ground-breaking and quickly developing field. The course was well-paced, beginning with python programming and progressing to statistics, feature architecture, and feature collection. The algorithms are closely tested, and several tasks are completed by me as well. 

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
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    633 Clark Street Evanston, IL 60208
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    Bus Station

    Sheridan & Haven0.19 km
    Sheridan & Haven0.24 km
    Sheridan & Foster0.31 km
    Sheridan & Foster0.35 km
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    Airport

    Evanston Water Plant Heliport0.61 km
    Evanston Hospital Heliport1.20 km
    A2 Global Shipping4.13 km
    Lincolnwood Town Center Heliport6.29 km

    Shopping Mall

    Church Street Plaza1.10 km
    Sherman Plaza1.15 km
    Dempster and Chicago Plaza1.73 km
    Southpoint Plaza2.94 km
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    Pharmacy

    Simply Pure Rx1.20 km
    Karen M. Kelly, PharmD1.26 km
    Jacalyn Salamon, PharmD1.42 km
    Walgreens Pharmacy1.43 km
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    Book Store

    Norris Center Bookstore0.40 km
    Beck's Book Store0.88 km
    Barnes & Noble1.09 km
    George Ritzlin Antique Maps2.27 km
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    Restaurant

    Lou Malnati's Pizzeria0.79 km
    The Stained Glass0.99 km
    Farmhouse Evanston1.00 km
    Flat Top Grill1.00 km
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    Hospital

    UChicago Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem - Evanston1.15 km
    NorthShore University HealthSystem1.15 km
    NorthShore Medical Group - Evanston1.25 km
    North Shore University Evanston Hospital1.29 km
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    Train Station

    Davis Street/Evanston1.22 km
    Central Street2.07 km
    Main2.59 km
    Wilmette3.64 km
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