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Northwestern School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus (and distance learning)

    Institution Type: 3

  • Degree Type:

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

18%

38%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

65%

Average SAT Score Range

  • 2,060-2,310
  • 2,185

  • Average Score

ACT

80%

Average ACT Score

  • 32-35
  • 33

  • Average Score

Admission Requirement
AP Credits
Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 86%

  • 93%

  • 94%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

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

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $46,836.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $46,836.00

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 1,283 63% $619,320.00 $4,429.00
Grant Aid 1,104 54% $37,937,131.00 $32,075.00
Student Loan - 31% $2,014,976.00 $5,992.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 4,956 53% $155,506,478.00 $31,377.00
Pell Grant Aid 1,300 14% $5,348,792.00 $4,114.00
Student Loan 3,005 32% $17,635,800.00 $5,869.00

Students

Student-Faculty Ratio

7 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$389,851

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Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014 - 2015

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