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Northwestern University (IL): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Private22,127 StudentsIn State: $78,599/yrOut of state: $78,599/yr

Northwestern University offers 8% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $4,964. Northwestern University is a private college located in Evanston, Illinois. Its student population is 22,127. It is a four-year, large, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 8%. Northwestern University 4 year graduation rate is 84% .


Merit Aid Stats For Northwestern University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$4,964

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
with need

$6,735

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 8%
  • Avg. high school GPA NA
  • Avg. ACT 34
  • Avg. SAT 1490
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    Jan 15

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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Below $15,000 IL 3.65 0 31 Regular Decision $72000 $0 No $53000 $19000 $0 $0 $0
Above $60000 OH 4 0 35 Early Decision 1 $90000 $0 $0 $90000 $0 $0 $0
Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Northwestern University $78,599 8% $4,964 8%
New York University $76,612 7% $5,040 20%
University Of Wisconsin Madison $25,973 12% $5,039 52%
West Chester University Of Pennsylvania $35,422 9% $4,894 74%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Great Lakes Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Northwestern University $78,599 8% $4,964 8%
University Of Wisconsin Green Bay $26,487 13% $1,379 79%
University Of Notre Dame $74,193 4% $21,626 18%
Northeastern Illinois University $44,518 7% $2,081 56%
Governors State University $40,887 9% $2,250 38%
University Of Wisconsin Madison $25,973 12% $5,039 52%
Colleges in Great Lakes Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Northwestern University 8 $115,400
Columbia University In The City Of New York 6 $126,800
Cooper Union For The Advancement Of Science And Art 16 $126,200
Claremont Mckenna College 9 $125,400
Swarthmore College 9 $123,200
Georgetown University 15 $122,200
University Of Southern California 13 $120,600
Vanderbilt University 10 $119,100
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Northwestern University 8 $78,599
Vanderbilt University 10 $73,148
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology 7 $73,160
Colorado College 15 $73,600
Claremont Mckenna College 9 $73,775
Bowdoin College 10 $73,800
Harvard University 5 $73,800
Colby College 13 $74,100
University Of Southern California 13 $74,111
Middlebury College 17 $74,248
Carnegie Mellon University 17 $74,491
California Institute Of Technology 7 $74,763
Pomona College 8 $75,080
Johns Hopkins University 11 $75,198
Cornell University 11 $75,243
Stanford University 4 $75,470
Williams College 13 $75,520
Wesleyan University 17 $75,693
Pitzer College 13 $75,850
Tulane University Of Louisiana 17 $75,884
Tufts University 15 $76,200
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Northwestern University 8 84%
Dartmouth College 9 88%
Columbia University In The City Of New York 6 88%
Washington University In St Louis 15 88%
University Of Chicago 7 88%
Duke University 9 88%
Johns Hopkins University 11 87%
Yale University 6 87%
Barnard College 14 87%
Tufts University 15 87%
Vanderbilt University 10 86%
Middlebury College 17 86%
University Of Pennsylvania 8 86%
Collegeamerica Phoenix n/a * 86%
Harvey Mudd College 14 86%
Williams College 13 86%
Brown University 8 86%
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology 7 85%
Cornell University 11 85%
Wesleyan University 17 85%
Claremont Mckenna College 9 84%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Northwestern University 8% $4,964
California Institute Of Technology 1% $5,000
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