Tuition and fees
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College is one of the biggest and best investments of your life. Northwestern provides financial aid for 100% of our full-time undergrads, so bottom line: You won't pay the full amount.
|Tuition, room and board||$43,350|
|Average financial aid award*||-$28,000|
*Individual financial aid packages, which include $5,500 in federal loans, depend on a family's FAFSA results and resources. The average financial aid award is based on an average NWC student—one with a 24.3 ACT, 3.61 GPA and expected family contribution of $13,974.
2021-22 undergraduate tuition, room and board
|Tuition (12–18 semester hours)||$33,350|
|Room and board listed below are for the full academic year and include a variety of meal plan arrangements from which to choose.|
|Room & board|
|Women's residence halls|
|Fern Smith Hall||$10,000|
|Men's residence halls|
|Courtyard Village Apartments||$10,700**|
|**Students living in campus apartments or cottages may choose a 10-meals-per-week plan that will reduce their room and board charge by $600 per year.|