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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$63,193$64,988
Off Campus$63,193-
Off Campus with Family$50,315-
All student expenses data apply to full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students for academic year 2013-2014.
Multiyear Tuition Calculator
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Total forUndergraduatesUndergraduates
145120|407
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
2018-2019
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2020-2021
2021-2022
145324|2190
2013-2014
2014-2015
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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, 2012-2013
Percent receiving any financial aid63%67%
Grant aid received
Total grants
Percent receiving54%63%
Average amount received$32,094$30,490
Federal
Percent receiving14%12%
Average amount received$5,855$5,849
Pell
Percent receiving14%12%
Average amount received$4,116$4,164
Other Federal
Percent receiving14%7%
Average amount received$1,770$3,000
State/Local
Percent receiving6%3%
Average amount received$4,626$4,720
Institutional
Percent receiving54%63%
Average amount received$30,177$29,333
Student loans received
Total loans
Percent receiving35%26%
Average amount received$5,800$6,186
Federal
Percent receiving35%25%
Average amount received$4,866$4,619
Non-federal
Percent receiving2%2%
Average amount received$15,111$20,007
open-close Net Price
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Average net price, 2012-2013
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who received grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution
2012-2013$28,601$31,935
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who received Title IV Aid by income
$0 – $30,000$15,841$8,112
$30,001 – $48,000$15,436$8,408
$48,001 – $75,000$17,920$12,579
$75,001 – $110,000$26,969$23,131
$110,001 and more$41,946$40,545
open-close Enrollment
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Total enrollment21,21515,245
Undergraduate enrollment9,3765,618
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment10816
Undergraduates by Attendance Status
Full-time91%99%
Part-time9%1%
Undergraduates by Gender
Male49%53%
Female51%47%
Undergraduates by Race / ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native0%0%
Asian17%18%
Black or African American5%5%
Hispanic/Latino8%8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0%0%
White55%46%
Two or more races4%3%
Race/ethnicity unknown4%10%
Non-resident alien6%9%
Undergraduates by Age (Fall 2011)
24 and under91%100%
25 and over8%0%
Age unknown1%0%
Undergraduates by Residence
In-state25%13%
Out-of-state67%76%
Foreign countries7%10%
Unknown1%0%
All enrollment data, unless otherwise specified, are for Fall 2012.
open-close Admissions
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014)$75$75
Percent admitted15%9%
Percent admitted who enrolled41%53%
Test Scores for Reporting PeriodFall 2012Fall 2013
SAT Critical Reading
25th Percentile690720
75th Percentile760800
SAT Math
25th Percentile700720
75th Percentile790790
SAT Writing
25th Percentile690700
75th Percentile770780
ACT Composite
25th Percentile3132
75th Percentile3435
ACT English
25th Percentile3233
75th Percentile3535
ACT Math
25th Percentile3031
75th Percentile3535
open-close Retention and Graduation Rates
Northwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Retention rates for first-time students1 who began program in 2011
Full-time96%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 in20072007
Percentage of entering students counted in calculating graduation rate85%99%
Overall graduation rate94%93%
Bachelor's degree rate, 4-year86%88%
Bachelor's degree rate, 5-year93%91%
Bachelor's degree rate, 6-year94%93%
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