Student Population at Northwestern University

At Northwestern University, 21,823 students enrolls to the school for academic year 2016-2017 including in undergraduate and graduate programs with both full-time and part-time attending status.
Total Students Enrolled at Northwestern University - Academic Year 2016-2017
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total21,8238,79113,032

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Student Population by Gender

At Northwestern University, 21,655 students are enrolled for academic year 2015-2016 including in undergraduate and graduate schools, full-time and part-time status. By gender, the school has 11,432 male and 10,223 female students.
Total Student Enrolled In Academic Year 2015-2016 at Northwestern University
UndergraduateGraduate
Total8,83912,816
Men4,4157,017
Women4,4245,799

Enrollment By Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, 10,070 White, 1,073 Black, and 2,892 Asian students are attending at Northwestern University. Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in below chart.
All Students Undergraduate Graduate
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (all students) at Northwestern University
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Undergraduate) at Northwestern University
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Graduate) at Northwestern University

Transfer-in Students (Undergraduate)

Among 8,839 enrolled in undergraduate programs, 109 are transfer-in students. The percentage of transfer-in students is 1.23%.
Transfer-in Students Population by Attendance Status at Northwestern University

Student Age Distribution

All Students Undergraduate Graduate
By age category, 115 students are younger than 18 and 15 students are older than 65. The school has 11,638 students aged under 25 and 9,961 students aged 25 and over.
Students Age Distribution by Gender at Northwestern University
Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status at Northwestern University
By age category, 115 students are younger than 18 and 15 students are older than 65. The school has 11,638 students aged under 25 and 9,961 students aged 25 and over.
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Gender at Northwestern University
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status at Northwestern University
By age category, 115 students are younger than 18 and 15 students are older than 65. The school has 11,638 students aged under 25 and 9,961 students aged 25 and over.
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Gender at Northwestern University
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status at Northwestern University

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Northwestern University, 1,628 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses based on 2015-2016 enrollment data.
All StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online Courses Enrolled in Some Online Courses
All Students21,6551,6280
Undergraduate8,83900
Graduate12,8161,6280
Online Courses Student Enrollment at Northwestern University

Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Online Courses

316 students lived in Illinois or jurisdiction in which the school is located are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,312 students live in other State or outside of United States.
Illinois ResidentsOther States in U.S. Outside of U.S.
All Students3161,24468
Undergraduate0-0
Graduate3161,24468
Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Distance Learning Course

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