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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern’s acceptance rate hits record low at 10.7 percent

March 23, 2016

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...

The Class of 2019 shows purple pride in Deering Meadow during Wildcat Welcome. The university broke its previous record for the highest number of applications received this year, drawing 35,034 first-year applications for the Class of 2020.

Northwestern sets new record for applications, increasing 9 percent from last year

January 12, 2016

Northwestern broke its previous record for the highest number of applications received this year, drawing 35,034 first-year applications. Prospective students had to submit their Regular Decision applications...

New students participate in the March Through the Arch tradition during Wildcat Welcome. Northwestern accepted 1,061 students to the class of 2020 through Early Decision on Monday night.

Northwestern fills more than 50 percent of the class of 2020 through Early Decision

December 15, 2015

Northwestern admitted 1,061 students Monday to the class of 2020 — more than 50 percent of the class — breaking last year’s record of 49 percent for the highest percentage of Early Decision applicants...

Northwestern Early Decision applications increase 12 percent this year

November 13, 2015

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...

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