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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 over the years. 2019 marked the first year in a decade in which the acceptance rate rose.

Northwestern acceptance rate rises for first time in 10 years

April 2, 2019

Northwestern accepted 8.9 percent of its applicants for the class of 2023, Christopher Watson, the dean of undergraduate enrollment, told The Daily in an email. Having risen from last year’s record...

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions received a total of 40,577 first-year applications for the class of 2023. This is only about 100 more applications as compared to the class of 2022

Number of regular decision applicants ‘flat’ for class of 2023

February 12, 2019

After years of growing applications, the number of undergraduate applicants to Northwestern is beginning to stabilize. The number of regular decision applicants for the class of 2023 was “flat”...

Segal Visitors Center, 1841 Sheridan Rd. Northwestern accepted 8.4 percent of applicants for the Class of 2022, a record low.

Northwestern acceptance rate falls to 8.4 percent

March 24, 2018

Northwestern accepted a record-low 8.4 percent of its applicants for the class of 2022, associate provost for University enrollment Michael Mills told The Daily in an email. This is the ninth consecutive...

Graphic by Colin Lynch/Daily Senior Staffer

Northwestern acceptance rate falls to 9 percent

April 1, 2017

Northwestern’s acceptance rate has dropped below 10 percent for the first time, as the University admitted 9 percent of applicants to the class of 2021. The University accepted 3,371 of the 37,255...

Three freshmen embrace each other at Millenium Park during Wildcat Welcome’s Purple Pride event. After increases in recent years, the total number of applications Northwestern received dropped by almost 5 percent this year.

Applications to Northwestern drop by 4.7 percent

January 20, 2015

With 32,090 total applications for admission to the Class of 2019, Northwestern has received 4.7 percent fewer applications than it did last year. Regular decision applications totaled 29,297. Although...

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