Northwestern University

Northwestern University is located in Illinois, Springfield.

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 8.47%.

Last year, 40425 students applied for undergraduate program and 3422 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 8.47% makes it high competitive to get admission.

13485 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

654 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Northwestern University had 10066 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

130 students were enrolled in top 4 Masters degree programs.

Northwestern University offers 156 graduate programs specialization.

Northwestern University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is high competitive.

Prospective PhD students can learn PhD curriculum and focus areas and job placement after graduation. 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.


Northwestern University has been ranked 13.


Acceptance Rate: 9.05%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $56,067

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $56,232

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $44,203

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $45,486

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

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 403
Law : 267
Medicine : 174
Journalism : 139
Counseling Psychology : 115

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

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics : 263
Journalism : 178
Psychology : 107
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts : 104
Biology and Biological Sciences : 91