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Total Tuition $52,678.00

School Information

Calendar: Quarter
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Students & Faculty

Total Faculty
Student/Fac Ratio

* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018

Available Scholarships

Showing 1-2 of 2 items.
Award NameAmount 
Northwestern University Graduate Studies Fellowship$7,000 USD
Gwendolen M Carter/pas-nu Fellowships$25,800 USD


SAT Scores:
Math: 720–790, Reading: 700–770
(25th-75th percentile)
ACT Scores:
(25th-75th percentile)

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology, Other
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Asian-American Studies
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Community Organization and Advocacy
Community Psychology
Comparative Literature
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Directing and Theatrical Production
Documentary Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Economics, General
Education, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering Science
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
European Studies/Civilization
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Health and Wellness, General
Health Communication
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Labor and Industrial Relations
Learning Sciences
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Materials Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medical Informatics
Medical Scientist
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Musical Theatre
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Physics, General
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Radio and Television
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Robotics Technology/Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Science, Technology and Society
Secondary Education and Teaching
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Social Sciences, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Stringed Instruments
Sustainability Studies
Systems Science and Theory
Tax Law/Taxation
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Transportation/Mobility Management
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
Writing, General

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