In 2016, 9,127 people graduated from undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwestern University. 46% of these graduates were women, and 54% were men. The majority of graduating students were White (4,224 graduates), meaning that there were 3.55 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,189 graduates.
The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern University is $50,424, which is $18,214 more than the national median of $32,210.
Northwestern University received 35,100 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.3% annual growth. Out of those 35,100 applicants, 3,743 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 10.7% acceptance rate.
There were 21,823 students enrolled at Northwestern University in 2016, and 38% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.
Northwestern University has an overall enrollment yield of 53%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.
Northwestern University has a total enrollment of 21,823 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern University is 17,475 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,348. This means that 80.1% of students enrolled at Northwestern University are enrolled full-time.
The enrolled student population at Northwestern University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.1%White, 13.5%Asian, 8.27%Hispanic or Latino, 4.99%Black or African American, 3.27%Two or More Races, 0.12%American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.05%Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.
Students enrolled at Northwestern University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority WhiteMale (9.5%), followed by WhiteFemale (8.73%) and AsianFemale (3.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority WhiteMale (8.32%), followed by WhiteFemale (7.76%) and AsianFemale (2.12%).
In 2016, 735 fewer women than men graduated from Northwestern University. The majority of students graduating from Northwestern University are White. These 4,224 graduates mean that there were 3.55 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,189 graduates.
The most specialized major across all degree types at Northwestern University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Legal, with 612 graduates, followed by Science Technologies with 55 graduates and Communications with 932 graduates.
Northwestern University has an endowment valued at nearly $7.59B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $199M (2.63%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.
In 2015, Northwestern University had a total expenditure of $2.03B. Of that $2.03B, they spent $927M on salaries and $207M on benefits.
Northwestern University employs 607Professors, 288Associate professors, and 282Lecturers. Most academics at Northwestern University are MaleProfessors (456), MaleAssociate professors (185), and FemaleLecturers (162).
The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 1,059 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 941 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 770 employees.