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Northwestern University

Northwestern University is located in Springfield, Illinois.

It is ranked as #13 in Best National University.

It is a private University.

Northwestern University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Northwestern University for undergraduate program was 9.05%.

Last year, 40585 students applied for undergraduate program and 3673 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 9.05% makes it high competitive to get admission.

13766 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

418 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Northwestern University had 9906 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

130 students were enrolled in top 4 Masters degree programs.

Northwestern University offers 157 graduate programs specialization.

Northwestern University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is relatively tough.

Such experiences are one part of the extensive scholarly training, mentorship, pedagogical guidance, and assistance on the job market that we provide for our graduate students. Our students have found teaching experience to be a valuable asset, and potential employers, especially in academia, commonly inquire the quality of teaching performed by job applicants. Postdoctoral fellow jobs and graduate student rotation projects are available.


Northwestern University has been ranked 13.


Acceptance Rate: 9.31%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $56,067

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $58,227

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $46,822

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $47,524

Northwestern University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 306
Law : 278
Counseling Psychology : 169
Medicine : 147
Journalism : 120

Northwestern University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics : 220
Journalism : 151
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts : 93
Psychology : 89
Industrial Engineering : 87