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Outcome Highlight
Graduate Rate 94.95%
Male 93.91%
Female 95.96%
Retention Rate 97%

Graduation Rates at Northwestern University

At Northwestern University, the graduation rates was 94.95% (1,938 students out of 2,041 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 941 male and 997 female students have graduated from the school last year by completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at Northwestern University. Last year, the graduation rate was 94.95%. where 1,938 students out of 2,041 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Northwestern University
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total2,0411,93894.95%
Male1,00294193.91%
Female1,03999795.96%
[Chart] Northwestern University Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

1,738 students completed their course in 4 years and 174 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 26 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Northwestern University
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less85.15% 81.94% 88.26%
5 Year93.68% 92.51% 94.80%
6 Year94.95% 93.91% 95.96%
[Chart] Northwestern University BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

The next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.
Graduation Rates By Race
Northwestern University
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 100.00%
(1/1)
100.00%
(1/1)
0.00%
(0/0)
Asian 98.21%
(383/390)
96.84%
(184/190)
99.50%
(199/200)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 92.17%
(106/115)
90.20%
(46/51)
93.75%
(60/64)
Hispanic 91.70%
(254/277)
89.15%
(115/129)
93.92%
(139/148)
White 95.32%
(936/982)
94.31%
(481/510)
96.40%
(455/472)
Two or More Races 94.69%
(107/113)
91.49%
(43/47)
96.97%
(64/66)
Unknown 100.00%
(13/13)
100.00%
(7/7)
100.00%
(6/6)
Average 94.95%
(1,938/2,041)
93.91%
(941/1,002)
95.96%
(997/1,039)
[Chart] Northwestern University Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in United States. At Northwestern University, 138 of 150 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 92.00%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Northwestern University
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 138150 92.00%
Male 646795.52%
Female 748389.16%
[Chart] Northwestern University Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Northwestern University, the retention rate is 97%.
Retention Rates
Northwestern University
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate97%-
[Chart] Northwestern University Retention Rate