Northwestern University

Tuition & Fees $50,855
Acceptance Rates 13 %
Student Population 21,823
Graduation Rates 94 %
Retention Rate 97 %

Northwestern University Academic Overview

Northwestern University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Evanston, IL. It has a total enrollment of 21,823 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 13 % last year.

2017 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2016-2017, Northwestern University tuition and fees are $50,855 for all students. For graduate school, its 2017 tuition and fees are $50,864 for all graduate students.

Northwestern University 2017 Tuition & Fees
[chart] Northwestern University 2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at Northwestern University

[chart] Northwestern University Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for Northwestern University is 13 %.
Graduation Rate for Northwestern University is 94 %
Retention Rate for Northwestern University is 97 %
Student Population for Northwestern University is 21,823
Student to Faculty Rate for Northwestern University is 7 %

Offered Degrees At Northwestern University

Northwestern University offers 349 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Northwestern University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate230
Bachelor's Degree1060
Post Bachelor's Degree20
Master's Degree1060
Post Master's Degree90
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship720
Doctor's degree - professional practice50

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by Northwestern University to its attendants.

Student Services at Northwestern University
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

Northwestern University offerers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at Northwestern University.

Special Learning Opportunities at Northwestern University
Online ClassGraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of Northwestern University including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at Northwestern University
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity4,162
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.