Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
January 1st
Student Ranked #33
Out-of-State $45,527 / In-State $45,527
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Parchment Member Admission information for 5,549 students Interested in Northwestern University last year

Academic Performance

29
2013
3.7

Top States

  • 17% Michigan
  • 15% Illinois
  • 11% California
  • 7% Indiana
  • 6% Wisconsin

Top Majors

  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration/Management
  • Political Science & Government, General
  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Demographics

50% female
50% male
  • 46% Caucasian
  • 14% East Asian
  • 9% South Asian
  • 6% Hispanic
  • 5% African-American

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Parchment Member Admission information for 410 students Applying to Northwestern University last year

Academic Performance

30
2038
3.8

Top States

  • 12% Illinois
  • 12% California
  • 10% Michigan
  • 8% Other/Foreign
  • 5% Wisconsin

Top Majors

  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Economics, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Other

Demographics

46% female
54% male
  • 47% Caucasian
  • 16% East Asian
  • 9% South Asian
  • 9% Hispanic
  • 5% African-American

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Parchment Member Admission information for 169 students Accepted to Northwestern University last year

Academic Performance

32
2140
3.9

Top States

  • 14% Illinois
  • 12% California
  • 12% Michigan
  • 7% Indiana
  • 5% Wisconsin

Top Majors

  • Political Science & Government, General
  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Economics, General

Demographics

49% female
51% male
  • 45% Caucasian
  • 15% East Asian
  • 11% Hispanic
  • 11% African-American
  • 5% South Asian

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Parchment Member Admission information for 427 students Denied by Northwestern University last year

Academic Performance

31
2044
3.8

Top States

  • 17% Michigan
  • 17% California
  • 12% Illinois
  • 7% Wisconsin
  • 6% Indiana

Top Majors

  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
  • Economics, General
  • Political Science & Government, General

Demographics

51% female
49% male
  • 56% Caucasian
  • 17% East Asian
  • 9% South Asian
  • 6% Hispanic
  • 5% African-American

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Basic Information
Northwestern University Official Admissions Statistics 2012 - 2013 Academic Year

Application Deadline

  • Early Decision Deadline: November 1st
  • Regular Decision Deadline: January 1st

Cost

  • Application Fees: $75
  • Tuition: $45,527
  • Room and Board: $13,329

Admission Overview

  • Applicants: 32,060
  • Admitted: 4,912
  • Acceptance Rate: 15.3%
  • Yield Rate: 41.5%

Enrollment

  • Undergraduates: 9,017
  • Graduate Students: 8,456

Most Popular Degrees

  • Business Administration/Management
  • Law (LL.B., J.D.)
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Journalism
  • Programs for Foreign Lawyers (LL.M., M.C.L.)