The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern acceptance rate drops for sixth consecutive year

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 25, 2015

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...

Despite Common App glitches, Northwestern early decision apps up 14 percent

Tyler Pager, Reporter

November 14, 2013

Despite issues with the Common Application, early decision applications to Northwestern for the class of 2018 increased about 14 percent from last year. While the number may change in the next few days, Christopher Watson,...