The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern acceptance rate drops to record-low 12.9 percent

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

March 22, 2014

Northwestern accepted a record-low 12.9 percent of applicants for the class of 2018. NU sent out 3,440 acceptance letters Thursday to regular decision applicants, said Christopher Watson, dean of undergraduate admissions. The...

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,...