Northwestern University Graduate Program Reviews

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98%
of students recommend
(4.14 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 282 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

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: Healthcare Informatics
Graduation Year: 2017

Northwestern University - School of Professional Studies offers the rigorous coursework and experience needed to complete a degree in Health Informatics or any subject matter while pursuing a professional career. I was able to continue full time employment as an electrical engineer while completing my masters in health informatics. The advisors and administrators are very passionate and always willing to listen and help. What makes the experience grand are the students and your peers. The collaboration and diversity of classmates from all around the world was amazing to experience. If all goes well, I'll be back for my MBA. Go WildCats!
3.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2011

Excellent school and program. The opportunities for expansion and collaboration are vast.
3.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2007

Excellent program with amazing professors and fellow students
4.4 out of 5.0
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Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2013

I liked my college because my peers were all very intelligent and highly motivated. The culture inspired a word hard, play hard mentality compared to a lot of other schools. The school was a good size and the individuals who attended and taught were diverse but still relatable. The academics are really competitive and there are several interesting classes offered. There were a lot of extracurricular activities with friendly, proactive students who shared similar interests.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2010

Nice campus in downtown Chicago. Quality professors and a curriculum that will prepare you to practice following graduation.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2010

Academically challenging, yet rewarding. Experientially immersive, providing unique learning opportunities. Faculty and staff are invested in their student's learning; very encouraging and supportive
3.8 out of 5.0
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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

Northwestern University in Evanston, IL is where I attended undergrad. I was a student-athlete there as well. What I found most difficult, but also awarding, is the time-management skills I acquired. Northwestern's structure is set to be fast-paced, so learning at a fast-pace is necessary. On top of the rigors of the academic lifestyle, I had a a full-time football agenda to attend, while also being involved in on-campus extra-curricular activities. Though challenging to say the least, the University offered many avenues of support professionally, athletically, and socially for the students to feel and believe they could succeed.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2018

Northwestern University is an outstanding school and has a variety of excellent programs: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of Continuing Studies; the School of Education and Social Policy; the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; the Graduate School; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the School of Law; the J. L. Kellogg School of Management; the Feinberg School of Medicine; the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music; and Northwestern University in Qatar.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2018

As a first generation college graduate, I wanted to further my career and pursue an MBA. Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management is a top business school that allowed me the opportunity to excel professionally as well move back to the Midwest to be closer to my family. The Kellogg community is beyond talented, diverse, driven and cooperative. The faculty is top notch and is always willing to help outside of normal class hours. The location of Kellogg in Evanston is close enough to Chicago, yet small enough that you can easily feel part of the community. Growing up in a small town, the transition to Evanston has been wonderful and has helped to enhance my positive experience at Kellogg so far.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2018

My graduate is an amazing, highly ranked, highly competitive program and I have nothing negative to say.
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