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  Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
City, StateEvanston, IllinoisChicago, Illinois
Type4-year, Private not-for-profit4-year, Private not-for-profit
Campus settingCity: SmallCity: Large
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open-close Estimated Student Expenses (Before Aid)
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Total forUndergraduatesUndergraduates
On Campus$68,060$70,100
Off Campus$68,060-
Off Campus with Family$53,976-
All student expenses data apply to full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students for academic year 2015-2016.
Multiyear Tuition Calculator
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149026|2325
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  • The output is only an estimate and not a guarantee of the actual amount the student may be charged; it is not binding on the Secretary, the institution of higher education, or the State; and it may change, subject to the availability of financial assistance, State appropriations, and other factors. The student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for, and receive, an actual financial aid award that includes federal grant, loan, or work-study assistance.
  • The estimated price does not include room and board, books and supplies, &c. (where applicable) and is based on previous years' tuition and fees data. Tuition and fees may vary by program. Please contact this institution for detailed price information.
  • Estimated yearly tuition and fees may not sum to totals because of rounding.
  • Tuition inflation rate estimates, where available, are based on previous years of tuition and fees data.
open-close Financial Aid
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, 2014-2015
Percent receiving any financial aid61%68%
Grant aid received
Total grants
Percent receiving54%61%
Average amount received$34,882$34,465
Federal
Percent receiving12%11%
Average amount received$5,885$7,063
Pell
Percent receiving12%11%
Average amount received$4,243$4,220
Other Federal
Percent receiving12%9%
Average amount received$1,697$3,796
State/Local
Percent receiving6%3%
Average amount received$4,454$4,150
Institutional
Percent receiving54%61%
Average amount received$33,135$33,107
Student loans received
Total loans
Percent receiving29%22%
Average amount received$5,796$5,903
Federal
Percent receiving28%22%
Average amount received$4,977$4,859
Non-federal
Percent receiving2%1%
Average amount received$15,250$17,184
open-close Net Price
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Average net price, 2014-2015
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who received grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution
2014-2015$30,552$33,107
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who received Title IV Aid by income
$0 – $30,000$13,940$6,260
$30,001 – $48,000$11,545$5,263
$48,001 – $75,000$16,275$10,469
$75,001 – $110,000$25,071$19,095
$110,001 and more$42,662$40,618
open-close Enrollment
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Total enrollment21,55415,097
Undergraduate enrollment9,0485,738
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment5521
Undergraduates by Attendance Status
Full-time93%99%
Part-time7%1%
Undergraduates by Gender
Male49%53%
Female51%47%
Undergraduates by Race / ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native0%0%
Asian17%17%
Black or African American6%5%
Hispanic/Latino11%9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0%0%
White52%45%
Two or more races5%4%
Race/ethnicity unknown2%11%
Non-resident alien7%10%
Undergraduates by Age (Fall 2013)
24 and under93%100%
25 and over6%0%
Age unknown1%0%
Undergraduates by Residence
In-state27%18%
Out-of-state63%72%
Foreign countries10%11%
Unknown0%0%
All enrollment data, unless otherwise specified, are for Fall 2014.
open-close Admissions
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016)$75$75
Admissions Fall 2015
Percent admitted13%8%
Percent admitted who enrolled48%61%
SAT Critical Reading
25th Percentile690720
75th Percentile760800
SAT Math
25th Percentile710720
75th Percentile800800
SAT Writing
25th Percentile680700
75th Percentile770780
ACT Composite
25th Percentile3132
75th Percentile3435
ACT English
25th Percentile3333
75th Percentile3535
ACT Math
25th Percentile3030
75th Percentile3535
open-close Retention and Graduation Rates
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Retention rates for first-time students1 who began program in 2013
Full-time97%99%
1 4-year schools report retention for first-time bachelor degree-seeking students only.
Graduation rates for full-time, first-time undergraduates who began program in20092009
Percentage of entering students counted in calculating graduation rate90%98%
Overall graduation rate93%92%
Bachelor's degree rate, 4-year82%86%
Bachelor's degree rate, 5-year91%91%
Bachelor's degree rate, 6-year93%92%