Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
undergradaid@u.northwestern.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 3
Award Notification
On or about April 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001739 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,189 (59.3% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
969 (81.5% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
969 (100.0% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
969 (100.0% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$56,115
Need-Based Gift
Received by 949 (97.9% of) aid recipients, average amount $54,303
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 660 (68.1% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,306
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
98 (4.9% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,401
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
4,310 (52.7% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,803 (88.2% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,803 (100.0% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,803 (100.0% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$54,473
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,713 (97.6% of) aid recipients, average amount $52,629
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,540 (66.8% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,625
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
381 (4.7% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,014
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
34%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,350
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported