Northwestern Common Data Set
Sifting through a college’s Common Data Set can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the most important information from Northwestern’s most recent Common Data Set to provide you with the information you need, at a quick glance.
This guide contains key information from Northwestern’s Common Data Set 2018-2019.
Northwestern Common Data Set Quick Facts
- Public vs. Private: Private
- Geographic Region: Great Lakes
- State: Illinois
- Student to Faculty Ratio: 6 to 1
- Full Time Undergraduates: 8,231
Merit Scholarships for Northwestern
- Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: N/A
- Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: N/A
Important Factors Considered For Admissions
- Rigor of secondary school record
- Class rank
- Academic GPA
- Standardized test scores
- Percentage of students from out-of-state: 68%
- Percentage of students who join sororities: 39%
- Percentage of students who join fraternities: 30%
- Percentage of nonresident aliens: 9.48%
- Percentage of Hispanic/Latino: 12.56%
- Percentage of Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 5.75%
- Percentage of White, non-Hispanic: 44.82%
- Percentage of American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: 0.10%
- Percentage of Asian, non-Hispanic: 17.57%
- Percentage of Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: 0.01%
- Percentage of two or more races, non-Hispanic: 5.72%
- Percentage of unknown race and/or ethnicity: 4.00%
This information was gathered from the Northwestern Data Set 2018-2019.
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