Northwestern University

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

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 25327

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $47,251.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $65,519.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $65,519.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 690 770
SAT Math 700 790
SAT Writing 690 770
ACT Composite 31 34
ACT English
ACT Math 30 35
ACT Writing 8 10

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 63%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 14%
Average Federal Grant $5,855.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 6%
Average state aid $4,626.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 54%
Average institutional aid $30,177.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 35%
Average student loan $5,800.00
Accounting and Related Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Advanced Legal Research/Studies
African Studies
African-american/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Mathematics
Architecture and Related Services
Area Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/art Studies
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Communication and Media Studies
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Community Organization and Advocacy
Community Psychology
Comparative Literature
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Dental Clinical Sciences
Design and Visual Communications
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
E-commerce/Electronic Commerce
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Education/Teaching of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Geology/Earth Science
German Language and Literature
Health and Medical Administrative Services
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/Chicano Studies
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Labor and Industrial Relations
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing/Marketing Management
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medical Informatics
Medical Scientist
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Music Performance
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Musical Theatre
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Non-professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate)
Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Political Science and Government
Pre-medicine/Pre-medical Studies
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy Analysis
Radio and Television
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Technologies/Technicians
Science, Technology and Society
Secondary Education and Teaching
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Social Sciences
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Stringed Instruments
Sustainability Studies
Systems Science and Theory
Tax law/Taxation
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Transportation/Mobility Management
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies

Northwestern University Scholarships

Citigroup Fellows Program (C)
Scholarship for Hispanic juniors or seniors enrolled full-time at select colleges and are majoring in Business, Business Administration, Economics, or Finance. Students must be U.S. citizens/permanent residents, have a minimum 3. CGPA and file the FAFSA. Selection is based on academic achievement, personal strengths, leadership, and financial need. Select colleges are: Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, New York University, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Rutgers University, Stanford University, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, University of Texas-Austin, or Yale University Number of awards may vary. Renewable. more...
Harris Family Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for graduate students attending Northwestern University accepted into the Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy Program. Applicants must be committed to working in communities of underserved populations upon degree completion. Consideration may be given to financial need. Renewable. more...

Illinois Scholarships

Loyola Law Community Service Scholarship
Scholarship for full-time, incoming students attending Loyola University Chicago who have been accepted in LUC's Law School. Applicants must have participated in Americorps, City Year, Peace Corps, VISTA, Teach for America, or Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Number of awards may vary. more...
I.B. Mc Gladrey Award
Scholarship for juniors attending Western Illinois University who are majoring in Accounting. Selection based on academic achievement and potential. Due date and number of awards may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Robert Miner Tuition Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Roosevelt University enrolled in Computer Science. Applicants must have a minimum 3.3 GPA. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Dr. Walter W. Murfin Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Millikin University pursuing studies in Science. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Alfred J. Lindsey Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for junior, seniors or graduate students attending Western Illinois University with an interest in writing. Selection based on academic achievement, writing ability (10 page minimum) and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Roy M. Sallee Award
Scholarship for college freshmen attending Western Illinois University who are majoring in Biology. Selection based on academic achievement and potential. Due date, award amount and number of awards may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Hassan Mustafa Abdallah Scholarship
Scholarship for full-time undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need. Preference given to students of Arab or Arab-American descent. Number of awards may vary. Nonrenewable. more...
Clyde Browning Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Millikin University. Applicants must show achievement. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Henry & Ardith Charles Endowed Scholarship Fund
Scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at the Illinois Wesleyan University majoring in Music. Students must demonstrate potential for artistic performance or teaching. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Gerlinde Coates International Student Grant
Annual award for undergraduate students attending the University of Illinois-Springfield who are international students. Selection based on student's commitment to the advancement of international/cross cultural education. Applicant must be in good standing, have a temporary visa, file the FAFSA, have financial need, and write a personal narrative. Nonrenewable. more...

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