Better than the rest

Survey says … Northwestern students are supremely satisfied with their college experience. In the measures below, our students gave us better scores on a national Student Satisfaction Inventory than students at colleges and universities across the U.S., including at our top Christian college competitors.

Personal attention

We promise you’ll stand out here. You’ll be noticed and known. That’s why we ranked higher on “My academic adviser is approachable” and “My academic adviser is concerned about my success as an individual.”

Raiders Stand Out

Standout academics

We ranked higher on “This institution has a good reputation within the community” and “There is a commitment to academic excellence on this campus.” Our grads are top prospects—an impressive 99% of the 2022 class is employed or in graduate school.

Class of 2022 outcomes

Home + belonging

We ranked higher on “Residence hall staff are concerned about me as an individual.” And 9 in 10 freshmen say they feel a sense of belonging after just a few weeks.

Raider Nation res life

Free tutoring

We ranked higher on “Tutoring services are readily available.” Free academic support services are available to all students, including students with learning disabilities.

Peer Learning Center

School spirit

We ranked higher on “Intercollegiate athletic programs contribute to a strong sense of school spirit.” Northwestern is an athletic powerhouse with high-scoring academic programs. That’s a win-win for you.

Raider Mania