Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
undergradaid@u.northwestern.edu
Application Process
Application Deadline
January 1
Award Notification
Not reported
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
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,209 freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
924 (76.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
924 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
924 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$55,865
Need-Based Gift
Received by 900 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $54,167
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 640 (69.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,469
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
92 freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,437
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
4,325 undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,746 (86.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,746 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,746 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$54,794
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,658 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $52,620
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,640 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,838
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
342 undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,032
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
30%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,219
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
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