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Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

21,655+ students

School Description

Northwestern University is a research-based university in Evanston, Illinois. It provides graduate instruction in the humanities, engineering and social sciences, and its programs are acclaimed worldwide. It has four associate schools, each focusing on a distinct area of study - management, law, medicine and journalism. Northwestern University is a research-based university in Evanston, Illinois. It provides graduate instruction in the humanities, engineering and social sciences, and its programs are acclaimed worldwide. It has four associate schools, each focusing on a distinct area of study - management, law, medicine and journalism.

Programs Offered

Analytics
The Master of Science in Analytics program at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineer ... ing provides students with valuable skill sets, essential for survival in today's dynamic, competitive and data-driven business world. The program provides for collaboration with and guidance under experts, aiming at combining mathematical and statistical studies with training and instruction in the fields of information technology and data management. It is 15 month, full-time, on-campus program Read More
$87,065
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Artificial intelligence
The Masters in Artificial Intelligence program provides a comprehensive, applied curriculum that stu ... dies not only artificial intelligence technologies, but also the creation of systems that function well when embedded in human workflows. A supplementary internship and projects under the guidance of industry experts provides students with the practical experience, much required to succeed in the field of AI. It is a full-time, 15 month program Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biomedical Engineering
The Master of science program in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University provides students ... not just with theoretical instruction in engineering, science, and mathematics disciplines but also exposure to specialized topics in the field of Biomedical Engineering and practical experience through participation in research projects. It is a 2 year, full-time program Read More
$69,652
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biotechnology
The Master of Biotechnology Program (MBP) aims to prepare scientists and engineers for careers in th ... e dynamic field of biotechnology through integrated coursework, extensive laboratory research, and industry training. The program aims at providing students with a complete set of skills and capabilities required to meet the demands of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. It is a 15 month program without an optional internship and 21 month program with internshi Read More
$30,710
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical Engineering
nullThe master of science in chemical and biological program trains graduate students to become lead ... ers in the field of chemical engineering through exposure to topics in core chemical engineering concepts, while a variety of technical electives introduce students to current practices in the industry such as biotechnology, nanoengineering, and sustainability. It is a 9 month program Read More
$550
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical Engineering Major
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Civil and Environmental Engineering program enables students to work with guides and experts to ... construct customized study plans that are suited to their unique interests and background. These include options for courses outside the traditional fields studied under civil and environmental engineering that address a variety of the socio-economic and physical challenges involved in construction and management of infrastructure, It allows for a focus in any one of four different areas - Environmental engineering and science; Geotechnics; Structural engineering & Transportation systems analysis and plannin Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Classics
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Clinical Investigation
This is a part-time program of evening courses primarily for medical residents, fellows and junior f ... aculty members who want to pursue formal training in clinical research. The objective of the program is to produce clinical scientists who are skilled in clinical research techniques, and capable of conducting sound clinical research, particularly translational and clinical epidemiologic patient-oriented studie Read More
$24,780
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication
The Masters in Communication degree aims at developing leaders through an integrated curriculum in t ... he fields of communication, ethics, management and technolog Read More
$63,151
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Engineering
Master of Science in Computer Engineering is a program offering courses related to the field such as ... software theory, artificial intelligence, real-world computing, computer & network security, information management & analytics, mobile and internet computing, human-computer interaction and theoretical computer science Read More
$18,256
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
Computer Science is a two year program offering courses related to the field and mandating at least ... one graduate specialization. The areas of specialization include software theory, artificial intelligence, real-world computing, computer & network security, information management & analytics, mobile and internet computing, human-computer interaction and theoretical computer science Read More
$22,736
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Counselling
nuThe Masters in Counselling program is dedicated to training and mentoring leaders and innovators i ... n the mental health field. The program explores in-depth the complexities of the psychoanalytic perspective and emphasizes the importance of therapist self reflection. Simultaneously, the program enables students to delve into research and scholarly projects. It is a 2 year long program Read More
$69,652
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Creative Writing
The Masters in Creative Writing program provides students with opportunities to grow as artists an ... d authors within the specializations of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. It allows students to interact with other artists in the community and learn through experience Read More
$33,510
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Education
The Elementary Teaching and Secondary Teaching concentrations at Northwestern enable students to gro ... w into skilled and knowledgeable teachers focusing on reflection, research, flexibility and lifelong learning. It is a 2 year program Read More
$13,976
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
The master of science in electrical engineering program allows students the flexibility to specializ ... e in different aspects of electrical engineering. It provides a mechanism that enables students to work closely with faculty members in the department who are leaders in the field, and supplements learning through state-of-the-art research equipment. It is a 2 year program Read More
$18,320
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Engineering Management
The Masters in Engineering Management course helps students develop core management and leadership s ... kills- combining core management principles of an MBA with quantitative and analytical tools, empowering engineers to communicate in the language of business and to develop strategic management and thinkin Read More
$59,964
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics
The master of science in engineering sciences and applied mathematics offers advanced courses in app ... lied mathematics that enable students to excel in a career as a professional mathematician. The program is most suitable for students who want a background in basic applied mathematics with courses focusing on both analytical and computational methods in applied mathematics. It is a year long program Read More
$34,126
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English Literature
The Masters in English Literature program enables students to rediscover and master classic texts wh ... ile exploring exciting, contemporary works, diverse genres, and cutting-edge ideas in narrative form and interpretation Read More
$28,377
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics is a year long program, providing biostatis ... tics training for graduate students seeking to plan, direct and execute health research and/or analyze health data. It has three concentration options: Population Health Analytics, Statistical Bioinformatics and Statistical Methods and Practice Read More
$18,000
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Executive MBA
The MBA program aims at fostering the skills of innovation, management, leadership, entrepreneurship ... , focusing on building better business leaders in today's dynamic, fast paced business environment. It is an intensive one year program Read More
$95,156
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geography
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Technology
Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program is suited for students who want to improv ... e and broaden their technical skills, while learning the application of business principles. The program provides a unique blend of technology and business courses with interactive coursework taught by experts preparing students to plan, implement, and manage information technology systems. It is a two year program Read More
$49,155
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
International Human Rights Law
The LLM in International Human Rights provides students with a thorough understanding of internation ... al human rights and criminal law and their practice. It is a 2 year course Read More
$64,642
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Journalism
The Masters in Journalism program teaches its students professional skills, values, techniques and ... technologies needed to succeed in today's fast-paced, digital media landscape. It is a year long program Read More
$60,704
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Laws
The Masters of Laws program at Northwestern University offers foreign law school graduates with the ... opportunity to expand their knowledge of United States law and the American legal process, whilst allowing them to continue their studies in international law, and engage in comparative legal research Read More
$32,321
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Liberal Studies
The program studies the work of some of the world's most powerful thinkers. students are exposed to ... a broad variety of subject matter,to increase their understanding of social and cultural issues and improve their ability to analyze, write and complete research. It is a 2 year program Read More
$28,377
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Materials Science and Engineering
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
MBA
The MBA program aims at fostering the skills of innovation, management, leadership, entrepreneurship ... , focusing on building better business leaders in today's dynamic, fast paced business environmen Read More
$68,955
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Neurobiology
Masters of Science in Neurobiology is a program that is tailored for students having interests in li ... nguistics, psychology, computer science, neuroscience, and other sub disciplines of cognitive science Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
The Masters in Physics program is suited for students who wish to gain a thorough understanding of t ... he various topics of study in the field of physics ranging across classical mechanics, eletrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics and combines theoretical knowledge with analytical skills. It is a 2 year program Read More
$17,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Project Management
designed to prepare technically qualified individuals for leadership roles in the construction, oper ... ation, and management of major civil and environmental engineering projects. It is a 9 month program Read More
$52,236
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Public Health
The Masters in Public Health prepares graduates to become boundary spanners between public health an ... d their professional fields, focusing on building data and analytic skills. The program equips students to combat complex public health challenges on a local, national, and global scale. It is a one year program Read More
$18,000
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Public Policy and Administration
The program aims at developing administrative and analytical expertise enabling students to become ... successful policy planners and implementers at the local. National and international levels. It is a two year program Read More
$44,759
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Reproductive Science and Medicine
The reproductive sciences program includes coursework, laboratory instruction, seminars,and research ... focused around reproductive health and sciences. It is a two-year programs Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Sociology
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Spanish
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Sports Administration
The program provides hands on learning and experience enabling students to lead enterprising sports ... organizations and carry out synthesis of data, risk mitigation and revenue generation and creation of effective business plans. It is a 2 year program Read More
$39,842
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Taxation Law
The LLM in Taxation enables students to understand the complexities of tax law and equips them with ... the skills required to practice taxation law in the United States Read More
$62,306
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Woodwinds
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

  • Locale type: Small-City.
  • Spring temperature ranges between -2°C to 24°C on average.
  • Summer temperature ranges between 15°C to 33°C on average.
  • Fall temperature ranges between 2°C to 21°C on average.
  • Winter temperature ranges between -20°C to 12°C on average.

Contacts

Finances

Avg. Tuition

$49,047

Avg. Boarding

-


Student Info

Student:Faculty

13 : 1

Male:Female

1 : 1


Admissions Info

Acceptance Rate

13%

Graduation Rate

94%


Other Info

Scholarships

$34,882

Avg. Salary

$65,900


Rankings

iSC

29th

Forbes

28th

Times

20th

QS Rankings

28th

Programs Offered

Analytics
The Master of Science in Analytics program at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineer ... ing provides students with valuable skill sets, essential for survival in today's dynamic, competitive and data-driven business world. The program provides for collaboration with and guidance under experts, aiming at combining mathematical and statistical studies with training and instruction in the fields of information technology and data management. It is 15 month, full-time, on-campus program Read More
$87,065
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Artificial intelligence
The Masters in Artificial Intelligence program provides a comprehensive, applied curriculum that stu ... dies not only artificial intelligence technologies, but also the creation of systems that function well when embedded in human workflows. A supplementary internship and projects under the guidance of industry experts provides students with the practical experience, much required to succeed in the field of AI. It is a full-time, 15 month program Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biomedical Engineering
The Master of science program in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University provides students ... not just with theoretical instruction in engineering, science, and mathematics disciplines but also exposure to specialized topics in the field of Biomedical Engineering and practical experience through participation in research projects. It is a 2 year, full-time program Read More
$69,652
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biotechnology
The Master of Biotechnology Program (MBP) aims to prepare scientists and engineers for careers in th ... e dynamic field of biotechnology through integrated coursework, extensive laboratory research, and industry training. The program aims at providing students with a complete set of skills and capabilities required to meet the demands of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. It is a 15 month program without an optional internship and 21 month program with internshi Read More
$30,710
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical Engineering
nullThe master of science in chemical and biological program trains graduate students to become lead ... ers in the field of chemical engineering through exposure to topics in core chemical engineering concepts, while a variety of technical electives introduce students to current practices in the industry such as biotechnology, nanoengineering, and sustainability. It is a 9 month program Read More
$550
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemical Engineering Major
... Read More
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Civil and Environmental Engineering program enables students to work with guides and experts to ... construct customized study plans that are suited to their unique interests and background. These include options for courses outside the traditional fields studied under civil and environmental engineering that address a variety of the socio-economic and physical challenges involved in construction and management of infrastructure, It allows for a focus in any one of four different areas - Environmental engineering and science; Geotechnics; Structural engineering & Transportation systems analysis and plannin Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Classics
... Read More
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Clinical Investigation
This is a part-time program of evening courses primarily for medical residents, fellows and junior f ... aculty members who want to pursue formal training in clinical research. The objective of the program is to produce clinical scientists who are skilled in clinical research techniques, and capable of conducting sound clinical research, particularly translational and clinical epidemiologic patient-oriented studie Read More
$24,780
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication
The Masters in Communication degree aims at developing leaders through an integrated curriculum in t ... he fields of communication, ethics, management and technolog Read More
$63,151
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Engineering
Master of Science in Computer Engineering is a program offering courses related to the field such as ... software theory, artificial intelligence, real-world computing, computer & network security, information management & analytics, mobile and internet computing, human-computer interaction and theoretical computer science Read More
$18,256
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
Computer Science is a two year program offering courses related to the field and mandating at least ... one graduate specialization. The areas of specialization include software theory, artificial intelligence, real-world computing, computer & network security, information management & analytics, mobile and internet computing, human-computer interaction and theoretical computer science Read More
$22,736
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Counselling
nuThe Masters in Counselling program is dedicated to training and mentoring leaders and innovators i ... n the mental health field. The program explores in-depth the complexities of the psychoanalytic perspective and emphasizes the importance of therapist self reflection. Simultaneously, the program enables students to delve into research and scholarly projects. It is a 2 year long program Read More
$69,652
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Creative Writing
The Masters in Creative Writing program provides students with opportunities to grow as artists an ... d authors within the specializations of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. It allows students to interact with other artists in the community and learn through experience Read More
$33,510
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Education
The Elementary Teaching and Secondary Teaching concentrations at Northwestern enable students to gro ... w into skilled and knowledgeable teachers focusing on reflection, research, flexibility and lifelong learning. It is a 2 year program Read More
$13,976
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
The master of science in electrical engineering program allows students the flexibility to specializ ... e in different aspects of electrical engineering. It provides a mechanism that enables students to work closely with faculty members in the department who are leaders in the field, and supplements learning through state-of-the-art research equipment. It is a 2 year program Read More
$18,320
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Engineering Management
The Masters in Engineering Management course helps students develop core management and leadership s ... kills- combining core management principles of an MBA with quantitative and analytical tools, empowering engineers to communicate in the language of business and to develop strategic management and thinkin Read More
$59,964
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics
The master of science in engineering sciences and applied mathematics offers advanced courses in app ... lied mathematics that enable students to excel in a career as a professional mathematician. The program is most suitable for students who want a background in basic applied mathematics with courses focusing on both analytical and computational methods in applied mathematics. It is a year long program Read More
$34,126
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English Literature
The Masters in English Literature program enables students to rediscover and master classic texts wh ... ile exploring exciting, contemporary works, diverse genres, and cutting-edge ideas in narrative form and interpretation Read More
$28,377
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics is a year long program, providing biostatis ... tics training for graduate students seeking to plan, direct and execute health research and/or analyze health data. It has three concentration options: Population Health Analytics, Statistical Bioinformatics and Statistical Methods and Practice Read More
$18,000
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Executive MBA
The MBA program aims at fostering the skills of innovation, management, leadership, entrepreneurship ... , focusing on building better business leaders in today's dynamic, fast paced business environment. It is an intensive one year program Read More
$95,156
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geography
... Read More
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Information Technology
Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program is suited for students who want to improv ... e and broaden their technical skills, while learning the application of business principles. The program provides a unique blend of technology and business courses with interactive coursework taught by experts preparing students to plan, implement, and manage information technology systems. It is a two year program Read More
$49,155
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
International Human Rights Law
The LLM in International Human Rights provides students with a thorough understanding of internation ... al human rights and criminal law and their practice. It is a 2 year course Read More
$64,642
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Journalism
The Masters in Journalism program teaches its students professional skills, values, techniques and ... technologies needed to succeed in today's fast-paced, digital media landscape. It is a year long program Read More
$60,704
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Laws
The Masters of Laws program at Northwestern University offers foreign law school graduates with the ... opportunity to expand their knowledge of United States law and the American legal process, whilst allowing them to continue their studies in international law, and engage in comparative legal research Read More
$32,321
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Liberal Studies
The program studies the work of some of the world's most powerful thinkers. students are exposed to ... a broad variety of subject matter,to increase their understanding of social and cultural issues and improve their ability to analyze, write and complete research. It is a 2 year program Read More
$28,377
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Materials Science and Engineering
... Read More
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
MBA
The MBA program aims at fostering the skills of innovation, management, leadership, entrepreneurship ... , focusing on building better business leaders in today's dynamic, fast paced business environmen Read More
$68,955
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Neurobiology
Masters of Science in Neurobiology is a program that is tailored for students having interests in li ... nguistics, psychology, computer science, neuroscience, and other sub disciplines of cognitive science Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
The Masters in Physics program is suited for students who wish to gain a thorough understanding of t ... he various topics of study in the field of physics ranging across classical mechanics, eletrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics and combines theoretical knowledge with analytical skills. It is a 2 year program Read More
$17,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Project Management
designed to prepare technically qualified individuals for leadership roles in the construction, oper ... ation, and management of major civil and environmental engineering projects. It is a 9 month program Read More
$52,236
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Public Health
The Masters in Public Health prepares graduates to become boundary spanners between public health an ... d their professional fields, focusing on building data and analytic skills. The program equips students to combat complex public health challenges on a local, national, and global scale. It is a one year program Read More
$18,000
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Public Policy and Administration
The program aims at developing administrative and analytical expertise enabling students to become ... successful policy planners and implementers at the local. National and international levels. It is a two year program Read More
$44,759
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Reproductive Science and Medicine
The reproductive sciences program includes coursework, laboratory instruction, seminars,and research ... focused around reproductive health and sciences. It is a two-year programs Read More
$34,826
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Sociology
... Read More
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Spanish
... Read More
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Sports Administration
The program provides hands on learning and experience enabling students to lead enterprising sports ... organizations and carry out synthesis of data, risk mitigation and revenue generation and creation of effective business plans. It is a 2 year program Read More
$39,842
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Taxation Law
The LLM in Taxation enables students to understand the complexities of tax law and equips them with ... the skills required to practice taxation law in the United States Read More
$62,306
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Woodwinds
... Read More
$52,413
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

Contacts

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