Northwestern Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 9.0% of the student population at Northwestern. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Northwestern Disability Services.
Northwestern for the Military
While not a "service academy", Northwestern does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Northwestern Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Northwestern for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Northwestern University
Northwestern offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Northwestern University
Northwestern has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 8,642 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 8,161 (94.4%). Part-time attendance was 481 (5.6%).
Northwestern University is Ranked #19 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Northwestern receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Northwestern #19 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Northwestern University Competes in the NCAA
Northwestern has a total of 468 student athletes, 235 men and 233 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$61,187,691|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$61,187,691|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Northwestern University Athletics