NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, EVANSTON

Evanston, IllinoisLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  22008Enrollment

Northwestern University is a private research university located in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Established in 1851, it is presently the ninth largest university in the United States.

The university offers 124 undergraduate programs and 145 graduate and professional programs to over 21,000 students. The most popular majors at Northwestern University are -

  • Economics, General
  • Journalism
  • Psychology, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Why Choose Northwestern University?

  • Annual financial endowment for 2018 was $9.8 billion.
  • $676.5 million sponsored in research annually.
  • Ranks 8th among the universities in the US to produce billionaires.
  • Awards more than $190 million in financial aid annually
  • Contributes $145 million to the local economy every year
  • The school of communication is the leading producer of Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning talent pool
  • Faculty and alumni include 19 Nobel Prize laureates, 38 Pulitzer Prize winners, 6 MacArthur Genius Fellows, 16 Rhodes Scholars, 65 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and two Supreme Court Justices

Campus and Residence at Northwestern University

Northwestern University has 3 campuses - Evanston, Chicago, and a satellite campus in Qatar. The Evanston campus is LEED Certified.

All first and second year undergraduate students are required to stay on-campus while more than 84% of third and fourth year UG students choose to stay on-campus.

For graduate students, family residence options are provided by the university. Northwestern University also provides off-campus housing to students at subsidized rates.

Housing Options

  • Traditional Residence Halls
  • Residential Colleges
  • Residential Communities
  • Special Internet Housing
  • Gender Open Housing
  • Green House
  • Substance-Free Housing
  • Interfaith Hall
  • Kemper Neighborhood
  • Foster Walker Neighborhood
  • Allison Neighborhood

Programs and Schools at Northwestern University

The university offers 124 undergraduate programs and 145 graduate and professional programs under 12 different schools -

  • Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Communication
  • School of Education & Social Policy
  • McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science
  • The Graduate School
  • Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Kellogg School of Management
  • Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Bienen School of Music
  • School of Professional Studies
  • Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Northwestern University Admission Process

Pre-requisites for Admission into Northwestern University

  • Official Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Test Score - SAT/ACT(UG students); SAT Subject Tests(select courses); GRE/GMAT Score(graduate students)
  • English language proficiency test score: TOEFL; IELTS Score
  • Resume or CV(graduate students)

Admission Process

  • Applications for UG programs must be submitted through Common or Coalition Application
  • Applications for graduate must be submitted on the website of each individual graduate school
  • The application fee for UG applications is $75
  • The application fee for graduate applications is $95

Northwestern University Cost of Attendance

The estimated average annual cost of attendance at Northwestern University is tabulated below -

CategoryAmount
Estimated Average Tuition$54,120
Fees$447
On-Campus Room/Board$16,626
Books & Supplies$1,605
Personal Expenses$1,850
Transportation$1,050
Total$75,753

Scholarships and Financial Aids

The northwestern university offers various scholarships and financial aids to students in order to pursue higher studies:

Scholarships

  • Scholarships offered at Yale University primarily need and merit based
  • The average scholarship amount for 2018 was $49,641
  • Students coming from families with an annual income of less than $65,000, have to pay no cost of attendance
  • Students coming from families with an annual income between $65,000 and $150,000, have to pay 10% of the cost of attendance
  • Additionally, students are allowed to work during their course duration to supplement their finances.

Northwestern University Alumni

Northwestern University has an alumni network of over 225,000 people worldwide. These alumni have a number of benefits offered by the university which include -

  • Free Email Address
  • Access to University Libraries
  • Alumni Tours
  • Free Online Courses
  • Class Rings and Graduation Gear
  • Lifetime career support
  • Exclusive access to events
  • Membership in the network
  • 30% discount on all Executive Education
  • A subscription toKellogg magazine

List of a few Notable Alumni

  • Charlton Heston - Academy Award-winning actor, National Rifle Association President
  • John Paul Stevens - Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
  • Meghan, Duchess of Sussex – Actress, blogger and humanitarian
  • Frank Buxton - actor/writer/director
  • Jun Sung Ahn - Musician, Youtuber
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$54,559 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,559 PER
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$73,832 PER
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$54,559 PER
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21 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
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5 yearspart-timeEnglish
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ON-CAMPUSLegal Studies
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9 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
15 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
9 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$73,832 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$73,832 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
15 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
21 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
9 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearspart-timeEnglish
$73,832 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearspart-timeEnglish
$73,832 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
15 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
21 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$54,559 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$57,812 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 73,832
Bachelors Tuition Fees$73832
Post graduate Tuition Fees$54559
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 9,747
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
22,008
International Students
6,603
Male : Female Ratio
49:51
Student : Faculty Ratio
13:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
January 01, 2019
Start of Application process October 01, 2018
End of Application process January 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 75
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
10.7%
Min. 7.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 111
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