Northwestern College-Chicago Campus
Chicago, IL 60630


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 262
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 254 applications and 141 students were granted admission. Northwestern College-Chicago Campus is at the #24 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Northwestern College-Chicago Campus's tuition was $17,280 for all students regardless of residency (25.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,092
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,780
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,780
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 81% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,473 (which is 1.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus in 2016-2017, was 104, which is 96% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $11,390 (which is 51.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,407
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,529
Financial aid
National Average = 88%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Northwestern College-Chicago Campus has enrolled a total of 262 students (93 students full-time and 169 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 262 students, 15 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 20% men and 80% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 38%

Hispanic: 24%

White: 22%

Two or more races: 8%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Asian: 3%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Northwestern College-Chicago Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 55% 163 0
Legal Professions And Studies 11% 33
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 32 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 10% 28 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 61%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Northwestern College-Chicago Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $23,700. Last year, out of the total 1,737 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,476 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,269 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,883 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $23,700 $29,300
Employment Rate 85% 83%
Total Graduates 1,737 2,269

Campus Location

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