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Are you ready to get started on your college journey and develop meaningful Christian friendships that will last a lifetime? We look forward to meeting you, sharing our faith, and helping you discover the academic and spiritual opportunities waiting for you here.

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PSEO/Early College

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PSEO Early College


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Undergraduate Application

Adult Undergraduate

Apply to Northwestern's adult undergraduate programs. Learn about admissions criteria and transcript requirements. (Adults applying to the School of Nursing should use the undergraduate application.)

Adult Undergraduate Application


Apply online to a graduate program and view admission criteria and application requirements.

Graduate Application

Individual Courses

If you are looking to take just one or two online courses, apply here. Also find application deadlines and details.

Individual Courses Application

International Students

Applying to a university from another country can be a confusing process. Learn more about F-1 visas, important dates, and cost of attendance.

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