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Literacy in College - Northwestern University

The literacy programs at Northwestern University prepare students for their future careers by supplying them with the knowledge and hands-on training that is necessary to gain employment in a specific industry. But does Northwestern University have the literacy program you are looking for? Is it the best option in your state or local area?

At CALiteracy.org you'll find general literacy rates and statistics for Northwestern University as well as detailed information that will help you determine if it's the right school for you.

Northwestern University
633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208
Phone Number: (847) 491-3741
URL: www.northwestern.edu

Tuition and Fees

Semester Undergraduate
(In State)
Undergraduate
(Out of State)
Graduate
(In State)
Graduate
(Out of State)
Books & Supplies Room & Board
(On Campus)
Room & Board
(Off Campus)
Room & Board
(With Family)
Fall 2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2012-2013 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,842 $15,219 $15,219 $2,874
2011-2012 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,797 $15,049 $0 $0
2010-2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,737 $14,446 $0 $0
2009-2010 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,685 $13,835 $0 $0

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate

Sports Programs

  • Baseball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 28, Women 0
  • Basketball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 13, Women 14
  • Fencing – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 28
  • Field Hockey – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 22
  • Football – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 107, Women 0
  • Golf – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 8, Women 9
  • Lacrosse – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 34
  • Soccer – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 25, Women 29
  • Softball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 20
  • Swimming and Diving – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 24, Women 28
  • Tennis – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 9, Women 9
  • Track and Field, X-Country – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 26
  • Volleyball – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 0, Women 14
  • Wrestling – NCAA Division I-A
    Participants during 2011-2012: Men 21, Women 0

Semesters Open

  • 2011-2012
  • 2009-2010
  • 2010-2011
  • 2012-2013
  • Fall 2011

Accreditations

  • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 2/11/1970 - 4/1/2002
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 4/1/2002 -  
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 5/16/1986 -  
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    Accredited By: American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 3/3/1988 -  
  • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
    Accredited By: Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1974 - 12/9/2012
  • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
    Accredited By: American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/1/1923 -  
  • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
    Accredited By: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 1/31/2006 -  
  • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
    Accredited By: Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 7/1/1942 -  
  • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1928 -  
  • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    Accredited By: American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 2/28/1928 -  
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs
    Accredited By: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 2/11/1970 -  
  • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
    Accredited By: National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    Accreditation Type: Specialized Accreditation
    Accreditedtation Period: 9/1/1989 - 3/13/2007

Majors Offered

  • Accounting and Related Services, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • African Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • African-American/Black Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Anthropology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Anthropology, Other – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Applied Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Area Studies, Other – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Art/Art Studies, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Asian Studies/Civilization – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Audiology/Audiologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Bioethics/Medical Ethics – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Bioinformatics – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biological and Physical Sciences – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biostatistics – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Biotechnology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Botany/Plant Biology, Other – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration and Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business/Commerce, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Business/Managerial Economics – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Chemistry, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Civil Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Clinical Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Community Organization and Advocacy – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Community Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Comparative Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Computer Science – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Conducting – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Counseling Psychology – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Creative Writing – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dental Clinical Sciences, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Developmental Biology and Embryology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Ecology – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Economics, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education, Other – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering Mechanics – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering Science – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering, General – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering, Other – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Engineering/Industrial Management – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • English Language and Literature, General – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Environmental Science – Natural Resources and Conservation
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Environmental Studies – Natural Resources and Conservation
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • European Studies/Civilization – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Finance, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • French Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • General Studies – Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geography – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Geology/Earth Science, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • German Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • History, General – History
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other – Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Industrial Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Information Science/Studies – Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • International Relations and Affairs – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Italian Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Journalism – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Keyboard Instruments – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Labor and Industrial Relations – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Law – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Legal Studies, General – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies – Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Linguistics – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Management Information Systems, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Management Science – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Manufacturing Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Materials Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Materials Science – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mathematics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mechanical Engineering – Engineering
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician – Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Medical Informatics – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Medical Scientist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Medicine – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Performance, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Teacher Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music Theory and Composition – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Music, Other – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Musical Theatre – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Neuroscience – Biological And Biomedical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Operations Management and Supervision – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Organizational Behavior Studies – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Orthotist/Prosthetist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Philosophy – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physician Assistant – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Physics, General – Physical Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Political Science and Government, General – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Programs for Foreign Lawyers – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Psychology, General – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Psychology, Other – Psychology
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Administration – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Health, General – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Public Policy Analysis, General – Public Administration and Social Service Professions
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Radio and Television – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Real Estate – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Religion/Religious Studies – Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Religious/Sacred Music – Theology and Religious Vocations
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Science Technologies/Technicians, Other – Science Technologies/Technicians
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Science, Technology and Society – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Secondary Education and Teaching – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education – Education
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Social Sciences, Other – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sociology – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Spanish Language and Literature – Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric – Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist – Health Professions and Related Programs
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management – Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Statistics, General – Mathematics and Statistics
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Stringed Instruments – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Systems Science and Theory – Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Tax Law/Taxation – Legal Professions and Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Transportation/Mobility Management – Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Urban Studies/Affairs – Social Sciences
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Voice and Opera – Visual and Performing Arts
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Women's Studies – Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
    Offered during: 2011-2012
  • Writing, General – English Language and Literature/Letters
    Offered during: 2011-2012