Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
undergradaid@u.northwestern.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 1
Award Notification
On or about April 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA Code is 001739 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement Free
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
Profile of 2020-21 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,209 freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
924 (76.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
924 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
924 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$55,856
Need-Based Gift
Received by 900 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $54,167
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 640 (69.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,469
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
92 freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,437
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
4,325 undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,746 (86.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,746 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,746 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$54,794
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,658 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $52,620
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,640 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,838
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
342 undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,032
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
30%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,219
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
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