Acceptance Rate Changes

The average acceptance rate over last 10 years is 15.35% where current academic year rate is 8.47% at Northwestern University. Northwestern University has beep kept its acceptance rate very low and it is hard that applicants admit into the school. Next table and chart illustrate the changes of acceptance rates at Northwestern University over the past 9 years (2010-2019).
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YearTotalMenWomen
2010-11 27.15% 29.10% 25.50%
2011-12 23.13% 23.56% 22.75%
2012-13 18.03% 18.58% 17.53%
2013-14 15.32% 15.90% 14.79%
2014-15 13.11% 13.07% 13.16%
2015-16 13.04% 13.40% 12.71%
2016-17 10.66% 10.81% 10.53%
2017-18 9.24% 9.34% 9.15%
2018-19 8.47% 8.48% 8.46%
Average 15.35% 15.80% 14.95%
Acceptance Rate Changes of Northwestern University

Admission Yield (Enrollment Rate) Changes

The average admission yield of the last 10 years is 44.75% where the current academic year yield is 56.43%. The yield, also known as enrollment rate is the percentage of admitted students who finally enrolled. Next table and chart illustrate the changes of yield at Northwestern University from 2010 to 2019.
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YearTotalMenWomen
2010-11 30.90% 31.20% 30.61%
2011-12 33.41% 33.13% 33.65%
2012-13 37.79% 37.63% 37.95%
2013-14 41.47% 42.28% 40.68%
2014-15 46.26% 47.10% 45.48%
2015-16 48.16% 49.06% 47.28%
2016-17 53.03% 53.61% 52.49%
2017-18 55.29% 55.01% 55.55%
2018-19 56.43% 54.07% 58.64%
Average 44.75% 44.79% 44.70%
Admission Yield (Enrollment Rate) Changes of Northwestern University

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled Headcount Changes

The average number of applicants is 32,718, the average number of admitted is 4,773, and the average number of enrolled students is 2,031 over the last 10 years. At Northwestern University, the applicants increased 8.50% (3,166 applicants) from previous year. Next table and chart show the changes of applicants, admitted, and enrolled headcount at Northwestern University from 2010 to 2019.
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YearApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
2010-11 25,369 6,887 2,128
2011-12 27,528 6,367 2,127
2012-13 30,926 5,575 2,107
2013-14 32,060 4,912 2,037
2014-15 33,674 4,416 2,043
2015-16 32,122 4,190 2,018
2016-17 35,100 3,743 1,985
2017-18 37,259 3,442 1,903
2018-19 40,425 3,422 1,931
Average 32,718 4,773 2,031
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled Headcount Changes of Northwestern University



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