General Admission Information

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school and $95 for graduate school at Northwestern University. Next table presents general admission information at Northwestern University.
General Admission Information of Northwestern University
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$95
Admission Informationwww.northwestern.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.northwestern.edu/admissions/
Calendar SystemQuarter
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

2017 Admission Statistics

16,790 men and 18,310 women applied to Northwestern University and 1,815 men and 1,928 women students were accepted. Among them, 973 men and 1,012 women were enrolled into the school. Following table shows the Northwestern University Admission Statistics including admission ad enrollment rates. Acceptance ratio is 10.66% and enrollment ratio is 53.03%.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants35,10016,79018,310
Admitted3,7431,8151,928
Enrolled1,9859731,012
Acceptance Ratio 10.66%10.81%10.53%
Enrollment Ratio 53.03%53.61%52.49%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

746 students (38% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,405 students (71%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Critical Reading and Math is 1,560 and 25th percentile score is 1,400. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 102 and 25th percentile score is 96. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Northwestern University.
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading690760
SAT Math710800
ACT Composite3234
ACT Math3234
ACT English3234

Application Requirements

There are 6 requirements and 1 recommendations to submit when you apply to Northwestern University. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations and Formal Demonstration of Competencies for its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Northwestern University application requirements.
Admission Requirements at Northwestern University
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither Required nor Recommneded
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required nor Recommneded


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