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Northwestern University Admission

Evanston, Illinois

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Acceptance Rate

Northwestern University is an institution with an enrollment of 1,903 undergraduate students. Admission is fairly competitive as Northwestern University acceptance rate is 9%.






Admission Chance

Find out your chances of getting into Northwestern University and compare your SAT/ACT scores with thousands of applicants. Admission data indicates that Northwestern University regularly accepts students with SAT’s of 1420 and above and minimum ACT composite scores around 32.

Average Accepted SAT: 1420 - 1560

Average Accepted ACT: 32 - 34

Application Requirements

The requirements for Northwestern University admission are outlined below. These requirements apply to all students who are interested in pursuing a degree at Northwestern University. The university typically requires a high school diploma, taking SAT/ACT and passing TOEFL for international applicants.

Application Deadlines

Application ClosingNotification DateRolling Admissions
Fall freshmenJanuary 1stApril 1st
Early decision planNovember 1stDecember 15th
Other early decision planNot reportedNot reported
TransferMarch 15thNot reportedYes

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