Prospective students who demonstrate potential to positively influence the University of Northwestern community through character, depth, abilities or background will be shown preference in the admission process.
The Northwestern Eagles are part of NCAA-Division III. We offer 20 varsity sports as well as intramurals throughout the year. Visit unweagles.com.
40+ clubs are offered each year "by students, for students" in areas including recreational, relational, educational, spiritual, vocational, and opportunities for witness/service. Visit unwsp.edu/clubs.
100% of Northwestern traditional undergraduate students receive some type of financial aid.
Typical financial aid package for new freshmen (2017–18):
FAFSA code: 002371
For the 2018–19 FAFSA, families can submit the FAFSA staring October 1 using 2016 tax data. This allows parents to simply use the IRS Data Retrieval tool imbedded within the FAFSA to make the transfer of tax information quick and automatic.
Priority is given to students who apply before May 1. For more information, feel free to contact the Financial Aid Office at 866-853-2455.
3,443 Total Undergraduate Students (Fall 2018)
180 Total Graduate Students
Top 10 states:
2,999 — Minnesota (88%)
165 — Wisconsin
79 — Iowa
24 — Nebraska
20 — California
20 — South Dakota
18 — North Dakota
17 — Colorado
13 — Illinois
10 — Texas