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Northwestern University (IL)

375 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 503-8465

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Fall 2017 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: February 15
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics (2015)
Acceptance Rate 22.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 166
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 163-169
GPA (Median) 3.71
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.56-3.85
Bar Exam Statistics (2015)
State in which most graduates took bar exam: IL
School's bar passage rate: 92.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 85.0%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +7.4%
Employment Statistics (2015)
Graduates employed at graduation: 79.0%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 90.0%
Tuition and Expenses (2014-2015)
Tuition: $58,398
Room and Board: $14,040
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 65.2%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $25,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $155,796
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 78.2%
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Full-Time Enrollment (2014-2015)
Total Students: 658
Men: 51.8%
Women: 48.2%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.5 : 1
Total Faculty: 144
Full-Time Starting Salaries (2014-2015)
Private Sector: $160,000
Public Sector: $58,000
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Library Resources
Volumes and equivalents: 829,974