Northwestern University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.14 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 283 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 8 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 21,655 (8,839 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 30% part-time, 70% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $49,064
Source: NCES

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2.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Good resources, but must be self-motivated and aware of what you need in order to make best use of them. This can be a challenge if you arrive straight out of undergrad.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Biomedical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

Overall, I value my graduate education at Northwestern. I feel it has helped me by providing a rigorous education and vast networking opportunities.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2018

The graduate program has an exceptionally supportive atmosphere that is competitive but also creates the space for help and constructive feedback from students and professors alike.
4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Communications (Speech Pathology)
Graduation Year: 2016

The Speech-Language Pathology concentration at Northwestern University is a fantastic learning experience. The work-load is hard to bear at times, but the faculty are absolutely amazing and very supportive. The program is on the brinks of opening a new state-of-the-art clinic that will propel the program even higher in ranks. Though the tuition is extremely expensive, the education provided is invaluable.
3.17 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2012

Great experience at Kellogg. Wish the academics could have been slightly more rigorous, but I got a lot out of the experience.
3.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

The Engineering Management program is an excellent option for someone interested in an MBA, but wanting to maintain the technical aspects of his/her career. The MEM program allows students to take technically focused courses, as well as "business" courses geared towards engineers. I have had a great experience in the program and have made invaluable connections.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

The program is great as it is straight forward and doable, however I want to pursue my licensure in the field of Human services and I have to look beyond U of Northwestern
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2019

I like how small my program is and how helpful current students and faculty are.
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

This program is an excellent preparatory program for aspiring physicians. It is highly pertinent to preparing for the MCAT and and a wonderful challenge to practice medical school study.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2019

The lack of total isn't great, but the quality of education more than makes up for it!
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