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- 269Available Programs
- 56232Average Cost
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Northwestern is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.
To apply as a First-year student, you need to submit:
- Official secondary school transcript and school report
- Counselor recommendation
- At least one teacher recommendation
- SAT or ACT scores
- Official TOEFL or IELTS scores
- Nonrefundable application fee of $75 or application fee waiver
- Midyear transcript
Scholarship & funding
The University awarded $190 million to undergraduate students in 2018-19, and approximately half of undergraduates received a Northwestern University Scholarship. Students who apply for aid will automatically be considered for all forms of aid listed below. Program and eligibility requirements are subject to revision based on federal, state and university changes to regulations and policies. Financial aid from the university is limited to four years of enrollment for an entering first-year student and three years of enrollment for an entering transfer student.