Northwestern University Comparison

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Overview

Northwestern
Location Evanston, IL
Setting Small City
Enrollment 22,603
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #14
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website northwestern.edu
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Costs

Northwestern
Tuition (In State) $58,227
Tuition (Out of State) $58,227
Room & Board $17,616
Avg Net Price $28,344
Avg Grant Aid $50,310
% Receiving Grant Aid 62%

Admission

Northwestern
Applied 39,263
Admitted 3,654
Acceptance Rate 9.3%
Enrolled % 52%
Avg High School GPA 3.92
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition Extreme
ACT Range 33/35
SAT Range 1430/1550
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Jan 1, 2023

Academics

Northwestern
Student to Faculty Ratio 6:1
Popular Majors
  • Social Sciences (25%)
  • Communication (14%)
  • Engineering (11%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (9%)
  • Psychology (8%)

Outcomes

Northwestern
Graduation Rate 94%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $89,800
Making Student Loan Payments 87%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,378
Median Loan Payment $200

Diversity

Northwestern
% Men 48%
% Women 52%
Racial Diversity High
HBCU No
% White 50%
% Black 6%
% Hispanic 12%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 5%
% International 8%
% Unknown Race 2%

Students

Northwestern
% In-State 25%
% Out-of-State 65%

Campus

Northwestern
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/