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Stoodnt Assessment

Northwestern offers a wide range of academic choices and extensive undergraduate opportunities. With more than 4000 courses and over 190 majors, minors and concentrations, students are able to shape their own academic careers and move in their own direction. Northwestern's six undergrduate schools comprise of arts and sciences, communication, education and social policy, engineering and applies science, journalism and integrated marketing communications, and music. Students can avail of the 130 study abroad programs to 50 different countries.

SAT/ACTRequired
%of students whose need was fully met100
College rating
Global Brand US Brand Corporate Reputation Engineering Program Liberal Arts Program Business Programs Graduate Programs
4 5 5 5 3 5 5
Student Information
Total Men Women
Applications 32,060 15,277 16,783
Admitted 4,912 2,429 2,483
Enrolled 2,037 1,027 1,010
Student Diversity
Category Men Women
African American 427 603
Asian 1,464 1,392
White 5,796 4,990
Hispanic 748 804
International(Men & Women)% 14 -
Academic stats (SAT)
SAT Section Score Range
Critical Reading 690 - 760
Math 700 - 790
Writing 690 - 770
Total Score 2080 - 2320
Expenses
Fee In-State Out of State
Tuition $73,555.00 $73,555.00
Financial Aid
Aid/Loan No of students receiving aids Percent of students receiving aids Total amount of receiving aids Average amount of receiving aids
Fedral/State/Local Aid 5,059 54% $149,039,466.00 $29,460.00
Pell Grant Aid 1,328 14% $5,220,388.00 $3,931.00
Fedral Student Loan 3,240 35% $19,231,242.00 $5,936.00
Key Programs Offered in Under Graduate
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • Environmental Studies
    • Environmental Science
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • African Studies
    • American/United States Studies/Civilization
    • Asian Studies/Civilization
    • European Studies/Civilization
    • Other Area Studies
    • African-American/Black Studies
    • and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican
    • Women's Studies
    • Other Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
    • General Education
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
    • Secondary Education and Teaching
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Linguistics
    • Comparative Literature
    • Other East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • General Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • German Language and Literature
    • French Language and Literature
    • Italian Language and Literature
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • Other Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • General Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Philosophy
    • Religion/Religious Studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
    • General Psychology
    • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
    • Community Psychology
    • Other Psychology
    • General Visual and Performing Arts
    • General Dance
    • General Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
    • History and Criticism Theatre Literature
    • Other Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
    • General Art/Art Studies
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • General Music
    • General Music Performance
    • Music Theory and Composition
    • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
    • Keyboard Instruments
    • Voice and Opera
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
    • Stringed Instruments
    • Other Music
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
    • Other Communication and Media Studies
    • Journalism
    • Radio and Television
    • Other Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
  • Engineering and Technology
    • General Computer and Information Sciences
    • Information Science/Studies
    • Computer Science
    • General Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • General Civil Engineering
    • General Computer Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Science
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Other Engineering
  • Legal Studies
    • General Legal Studies
  • Math and Sciences
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
    • General Studies
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • Ecology
    • Neuroscience
    • General Mathematics
    • General Applied Mathematics
    • General Statistics
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
    • Technology and Society Science
    • Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
    • General Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • General Physics
    • Materials Science
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
    • General Public Policy Analysis
  • Medical and Health Services
    • General Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Business
    • Organizational Behavior Studies
Key Programs Offered in Graduate (Masters)
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • African-American/Black Studies
    • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
    • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Other Education
    • Linguistics
    • Comparative Literature
    • General Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • German Language and Literature
    • French Language and Literature
    • General Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Other Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Philosophy
    • Religion/Religious Studies
    • Religious/Sacred Music
    • General Psychology
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Counseling Psychology
    • General Design and Visual Communications
    • General Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
    • Playwriting and Screenwriting
    • Directing and Theatrical Production
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
    • General Art/Art Studies
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • General Music
    • General Music Performance
    • Music Theory and Composition
    • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
    • Conducting
    • Keyboard Instruments
    • Voice and Opera
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
    • Stringed Instruments
    • Other Music
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
    • Other Communication and Media Studies
    • Journalism
    • Radio and Television
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
    • Other Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Information Science/Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • General Civil Engineering
    • General Computer Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Mechanics
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Other Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
    • Other Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
  • Legal Studies
    • General Legal Studies
    • Programs for Foreign Lawyers
    • Tax Law/Taxation
    • Other Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
    • Other Legal Professions and Studies
  • Math and Sciences
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • Other Botany/Plant Biology
    • Developmental Biology and Embryology
    • Other Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
    • Biostatistics
    • Bioinformatics
    • Biotechnology
    • Neuroscience
    • Neurobiology and Anatomy
    • General Mathematics
    • General Applied Mathematics
    • General Statistics
    • Other Astronomy and Astrophysics
    • General Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • Other Science Technologies/Technicians
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
    • Public Administration
    • General Public Policy Analysis
  • Medical and Health Services
    • General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
    • General Communication Sciences and Disorders
    • Audiology/Audiologist
    • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
    • General Dental Clinical Sciences
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
    • Other Health and Medical Administrative Services
    • Physician Assistant
    • Medical Scientist
    • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
    • Genetic Counseling/Counselor
    • General Public Health
    • Physical Therapy/Therapist
    • Medical Informatics
    • Bioethics/Medical Ethics
  • Business
    • General Business/Commerce
    • General Business Administration and Management
    • Operations Management and Supervision
    • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
    • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
    • Transportation/Mobility Management
    • Other Business Administration, Management and Operations
    • Other Accounting and Related Services
    • Business/Managerial Economics
    • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
    • General Finance
    • General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
    • Labor and Industrial Relations
    • Organizational Behavior Studies
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
    • General Management Information Systems
    • Management Science
    • Other Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
    • General Marketing/Marketing Management
    • Real Estate
    • Other Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
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