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Northwestern College Preparation Program


Admission Requirements



Application Requirements

US Residents
International Students
Online Application for US Residents Online Application for International Students
Personal Statement Personal statement
List of extracurricular activities List of extracurricular activities
Official high school transcript Official high school transcript (one copy in English and one in the language of origin)
Recommendation Form and/or letter Recommendation Form and/or letter
$60 nonrefundable application fee TOEFL score report showing a minimum score of 100 (internet-based test)
$60 nonrefundable application fee
Application Deadline: April 30 Application Deadline: April 15


Official transcripts are required to be submitted as part of the application. E-transcripts submitted via secure electronic providers are accepted. Please consult with your school to see if they are part of a secure e-delivery network. Transcripts are not accepted by fax or personal email.
Official transcripts may be sent via email to:

Official hard copy transcripts or documents may be sent to the address below:

Admissions Office
Attn:  College Preparation Program
Northwestern University School of Professional Studies
Wieboldt Hall, Sixth Floor
339 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Materials submitted to the admissions office are integrated into an applicant's admissions file and will not be returned.

Admission Decisions

The application review period begins January 22, 2018. After this date, you can expect to receive an admissions decision by email approximately two weeks after your complete application is submitted online and all application materials are received in the College Prep Program office. Admissions is on a rolling basis. Once admitted students secure their space in the program by submitting their program deposit fee. Please note that admission to the program does not guarantee enrollment.
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