Total Enrollment 19,853
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 7 : 1

Northwestern University

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633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research, and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Navy)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline January 2
Admissions Office Phone 847-491-7271
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Office of Undergraduate Admission 1801 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, IL 60208
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $65

In order to be accepted to Northwestern University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Northwestern University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 670
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 750
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 690
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 780
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 670
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 750
Northwestern University ACT SCORES
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 30
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 33
ACT English (25th Percentile) 31
ACT English (75th Percentile) 34
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 29
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 35
ACT Writing (25th Percentile) 8
ACT Writing (75th Percentile) 10
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