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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

633 Clark St Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: (847) 491-7271
Admissions Phone: (847) 491-7271
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Northwestern University
  • Located in Evanston, IL
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 21,208 students enrolled
  • 9% admitted
  • $52,239 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Aurora from Madison, WI
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Start your essays as early as possible, and have as many people read them as possible. Do not take the SAT/ACT more than twice. Northwestern is really looking for an excellent person aside from simple a 36 or 1600 on one standardized test.

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  • Andrew from Woodstock, IL
  • I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Do thorough research, and if you like what you see schedule a campus visit. It's important to know that you like the campus before you spend money on an application.

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  • Anonymous
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    i am not a student there, but wish to be one day. i would encourage people to visit the campus.

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  • jeremy from naperville, il
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    get involved in something that will make your academic narrative exceptionally unique. the students who are the most open minded and well rounded will gain perspective on many levels and a gain in perspective is a new way to seek knowledge and creativity.

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  • William from Smithfield, VA
  • I am a current student here

    Go ahead and apply, even if you think you can't get in. This may be perfect for you after all. Above all, don't sweat it. Also, don't fret about the weather. You adjust.

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