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Paying for Northwestern

Tuition Scoreboard
Undergraduate$60,768
Graduate$56,567
Books & Supplies$1,566
On-Campus Living Costs $21,504
Off-Campus Living Costs $21,504

Northwestern 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Northwestern University is $60,768. The graduate school tuition & fees is $56,567. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $21,504 when a student lives on campus and $21,504 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $83,838 when a student lives on campus and $83,838 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
On-CampusOff-Campus
Total Costs$83,838$83,838
Tuition & Fees$60,768
Books & Supplies$1,566
Room & Board$18,264$18,264
Other Expenses$3,240$3,240
Average Financial Aid$46,822
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$37,016$37,016
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $60,768. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 3.52% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$54,568 $56,691 $58,701 $60,768
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $56,567. The graduate program tuition rates are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
Tuition & Fees$54,620 $56,567 $56,567 $56,567
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $7,143 for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $7,123. The tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.51% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
Undergraduate$6,418 $6,668$6,901$7,143
Graduate$6,418 $6,649$6,649$7,123
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,566. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at Northwestern University.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $1,605 $1,638 $1,662 $1,566
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at Northwestern University is $21,504 when living on campus and $21,504 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.79% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are increased by 2.79% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $16,626$17,019$16,626$18,264
Other Expenses $1,850$3,306$1,850$3,240
Off-CampusRoom & Board $16,626$17,019$16,626$18,264
Other Expenses $1,850$3,306$1,850$3,240
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs