The Daily Northwestern

Financial aid refunds now available before start of academic year

Mariana Alfaro, Development and Recruitment Editor

September 25, 2015

Students receiving financial aid can now receive a cash advance from their financial aid packages before classes begin in an effort by the University’s Financial Aid Office to ease the transition between the end of the summer and the beg...

FAFSA updates to benefit new and prospective Northwestern students

Mariana Alfaro, Development Editor

September 23, 2015

Current and prospective Northwestern students will have an easier time filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid after modifications made by President Barack Obama’s administration this year. The updated appl...

Schapiro, students discuss socioeconomic inclusion

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

April 17, 2015

University President Morton Schapiro said there should be no excuses for Northwestern to limit the number of admitted students with financial need given the University's economic resources at a forum on socioeconomic diversity...

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...