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Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a Private nonprofit institution located in Evanston, IL. The school has approximately 8489 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $95,374. The average age of students entering Northwestern University is 20. The most popular programs at the Northwestern University are: Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (20%), Social Sciences (17%), Engineering (16%), Visual And Performing Arts (8%) and Psychology (7%).


Tuition & Fees
$52,678
Admissions Rate
9%
Average Debt at Graduation
$15,000
Average SAT Score
1500

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the Northwestern University.

Tuition & Fees
$52,678
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$70,317
Total Expected Costs
$122,995

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$24,047
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $6,416
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,054
$48,001 - $75,000 $11,480
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,826
$110,000 + $39,895

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the Northwestern University.

8,489 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 50%

Female Students: 51%

96% Full Time / 4% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 20

Low Income Students: 15%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the Northwestern University.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the Northwestern University with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$15,000
Students Receiving Federal Loans
24%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$156

The graduation rate at the Northwestern University is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
94%
Students who Return after their First Year
98%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the Northwestern University.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Architecture and Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Certificate/Diploma
  • Architecture and Related Services
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Engineering
  • Legal Professions and Studies

Most Popular Programs
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs (20%)
  • Social Sciences (17%)
  • Engineering (16%)
  • Visual And Performing Arts (8%)
  • Psychology (7%)