The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern acceptance rate projected to fall below 10 percent

Erica Snow, Reporter

January 5, 2017

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Northwestern’s acceptance rate is projected to drop below 10 percent for the first time, a University official said. Northwestern accepted about 26 percent of early decision applications this year, said Michael Mills, associate...

Northwestern’s acceptance rate hits record low at 10.7 percent

Dan Waldman, Reporter

March 23, 2016

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Northwestern’s acceptance rate dropped once again this year, with the University only admitting 10.7 percent of applicants. NU accepted 2,690 students to the class of 2020 from the Regular Decision pool last week, adding...

Northwestern Early Decision applications increase 12 percent this year

Dan Waldman, Reporter

November 13, 2015

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Northwestern received its most Early Decision applications ever this year. Prospective students submitted 3,022 Early Decision applications to the University as of the Nov. 1 deadline — an increase of about 12 percent over Early...

Northwestern acceptance rate drops for sixth consecutive year

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 25, 2015

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Northwestern's admissions rate hit a record low again this year with only 13 percent of applicants accepted. The acceptance rate has dropped for the last six consecutive years. Ten years ago, 31 percent of applicants were admitted. NU...