Acceptance Rate 9.31%
SAT Score 1,490
ACT Score 34
For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 9.31% at Northwestern University where a total of 39,263 students applied and 3,654 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,490 and the average ACT score is 34. It requires six items and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Northwestern University.
At Northwestern, 1,108 applicants (58% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,053 applicants (55%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,490 and the average ACT score is 34 at Northwestern. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,550 and 25th percentile score is 1,430. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 106 and the 25th percentile score is 98. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Northwestern.
|25th Percentile||75th Percentile|
|SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing||700||760|
Northwestern University requires 6 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 1 articles (High School Rank) to submit to their applicants. The following table summarizes the application requirements at Northwestern University
|High School GPA||✔|
|High School Rank||✓|
|High School Record (or Transcript)||✔|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||✔|
|Formal Demonstration of Competencies||✗|
|Admission Test Scores||✔|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)||✗|
|✔ Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended|
The calendar system at Northwestern University is Quarter. Northwestern University accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Northwestern University accepts.
|Credits for Life Experiences||✗|
|Advanced placement (AP) Credits||✔|
|Credit for military training||✗|
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