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Average SAT Score: 1390-1550
(25-75th percentile)

Required Score: No minimum

Est. Applicant SAT Scores
[ College Grid algorithm ]

SAT Range Num Applicants
[Estimate]
% of Applicants
[Estimate]
1500 - 1590 1,185 3.7%
1400 - 1490 4,582 14.3%
1300 - 1390 6,207 19.4%
1200 - 1290 5,594 17.4%
1100 - 1190 4,462 13.9%
1000 - 1090 3,210 10.0%
900 - 990 2,051 6.4%
800 - 890 946 2.9%
700 - 790 1,412 4.4%
600 - 690 1,026 3.2%
500 - 590 706 2.2%
400 - 490 386 1.2%
Total 31,767

See Applicant GRID
SAT (Admitted 25-75th Percentile)
[ Actual ]

Total: 1390-1550
Reading and Writing: 690-760
Math: 700-790

% Submitting SAT: 64%






Recent History | Northwestern University from My Chances


SAT Score 1520, Top 20%
Interested in Northwestern University

Program: Arts & Science, Economics SAT II: US History 780, Math 2 800, Biology 760 AP: US History 5, Chinese 5, Bio 4.. GPA: 3.83 Gender: Male Profile of Activities: - President and member of school business club all 4 years (led team into international competitions) - Intern at Biotech startup during two summers (created a promo video for the company) - Intern at a startup developing cryptocurrency - Wrote a research paper on financial auditing - Running a personal blog and youtube channel based on entrepreneu...
1 Month Ago


SAT Score 2210, Top 20%
Interested in Northwestern University

current high school junior State or Country: CA Program: Arts & Sciences GPA: 3.96 unweighted, 4.12 weighted, could go down senior year Gender: Female Profile of Activities: - choir all of high school, honors choir last 3 (2?) years, Madrigal choir senior year + leadership role in choir for sophomore and junior year - theatre classes last 3 years (honors last 2 years) - GSA member - book club member - mostly honors classes except math, one non-honors science and one non-honors history, one AP junior year, four ...
3 Years Ago


SAT Score 1600, Top 30%
Interested in Northwestern University

I am a junior.For music, I play the trumpet and have made the district and all state jazz band. I was also awarded an outstanding solo award at two festivals in my sophomore and junior year. I composed a jazz song and won an award for it. For sports, I have been on the varstiy swim team for 3 years so far, and I have gotten 1st place for my event at leagues, sectionals, and states (broke the state record). I am a 2nd degree blackbelt in Taekwondo (9 years) and have gotten 1st place at the USAT National Taekwondo Competition ...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1270, Top 20%
Interested in Northwestern University

1. 2nd Prize in under-8 Inter school 50m race. 2. 2nd prize in Walking on a paper card 50m race (class-III) 3. 2nd Prize in Debate competition (class-IV) 4. 3rd prize in Hindi writing competition (class-III) 5. Participated in Science Exhibition. 6. 1st prize in Quiz competition (class-III) 7. 1st prize in 80 m race within school (class-III) 8. 2nd prize in group song competition (class-VI) 9. 1st prize in G.K. competition (class VII) 10. 1st prize in 400m relay race (class VIII) 11. 2nd prize...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1480, Top 1%
Interested in Northwestern University

Profile of Activities: - School Badminton Team (4 yrs) - Student Govt - National History Day (2 yrs) - Won Best entry in women's history, Shanghai round - Piano - 10+ years of experience and practice - Regarded as best in my school by teachers and students - Model United Nations - Academic performance based scholarships ever since I joined the school (4 yrs) after moving overseas from Boston to Shanghai at an international school - World Scholars Cup Beijing (2 yrs) - Won best performance in my school...
5 Years Ago


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Profile
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois

Chicago
(City: Small)

Website, Wikipedia
School Type

Private
Research University
Coed


Enrollment

Majority graduate/professional
21,592 (Total)
9,283 (Undergrads)
Degrees Awarded

• Bachelor's (2,193)
• Master's (3,274)
• Doctoral (481)
• First Professional (528)



Admissions (Fall 2012)
Applicants

Total:
Male:
Female:
32,060
15,277
16,783
Admissions

Total:
Men:
Women:
4,912
2,429
2,483
Admission Rates

Total:
Male:
Female:
15%
16%
15%
First-year Enrollment

Total:
Male:
Female:
2,040
1,027
1,010
Acceptance Yield

Total:
Male:
Female:
41%
42%
41%



SAT/ACT
SAT (25-75th Percentile)

Total: 1390-1550
Reading and Writing: 690-760
Math: 700-790

% Submitting SAT: 64%
ACT (25-75th Percentile)

Composite: 31-34
English: 32-35
Math: 30-35

% Submitting ACT: 60%



Financial
Tuition & Fees

2013: $45,527
2012: $43,779
2011: $41,983

Room & Board

Room: $7,887
Board: $5,975
Total: $13,862
Est Total Cost

In-state: $63,193
Out-of-state: $63,193





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