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Northwestern’s incoming first-year class sets new benchmarks for Pell Grant recipients, CPS graduates

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s incoming first-year class has both the largest number of Pell Grant-eligible students and a record number of Chicago Public Schools graduates, University administrators said. The University currently has received...

Northwestern acceptance rate projected to fall below 10 percent

Erica Snow, Reporter

January 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

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...

Pell Grant recipients increase for the class of 2020

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

About 17 percent of the class of 2020 will be made up of Pell Grant recipients, a new high for Northwestern, Michael Mills, the associate provost for university enrollment, told The Daily on Wednesday. The record percentage is up...

Northwestern launches new promotional material, works to unify its branding efforts

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 14, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus

In pursuit of a more cohesive image, the Office for Global Marketing is working to revitalize Northwestern’s branding. Much of the effort comes from a need for a unified brand for NU, said Mary Baglivo (Medill ‘81), vice...

Good Neighbor, Great University initiative grows

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

December 4, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Good Neighbor, Great University initiative awarded 327 students scholarships averaging $8,778 each this year, the highest amount ever given by the program, according to University enrollment data. The scholarships go to...

Northwestern Early Decision applications increase 12 percent this year

Dan Waldman, Reporter

November 13, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

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...