Northwestern College

Northwestern College

Chicago, IL
student ratio
total students
$20,925 | $20,925
in-state | out-of-state tuition
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Massage Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Associate Degree offered for this major.


95% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied555
    • Accepted530
    • Acceptance Rate95%
    • Enrolled1,082
    • Female Applicants452
    • Females Accepted436
    • Female Acceptance Rate96%
    • Male Applicants103
    • Males Accepted94
    • Male Acceptance Rate91%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$20,925
    • Out-of-state tuition *$20,925
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$370
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,082
    • Male Student Percentage17%
    • Female Student Percentage83%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino21.35%
    • Black or African American39.74%
    • White or Caucasian21.26%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.94%
    • Asian1.39%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.18%
    • Two or more races8.23%
    • Unknown5.91%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students2% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty92
    • Full-time Percentage38%
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL 60630

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