- Application Guidance Based on Your Background
Additional information and resources tailored to various affinity groups.
Applicants can reflect a broad range of experiences, with different—and sometimes overlapping—identities presenting potential opportunities to enrich the Northwestern community.
Students applying through the QuestBridge process.
Students with citizenship outside of the United States.
Students applying to transfer from a 2- or 4-year post-secondary institution.
Students who identify as first-generation college-going and/or coming from a lower income background.
Students from rural or small-town communities.
Students attending a public school in Chicago or Evanston.
Students identifying as undocumented and/or DACA.
Students affiliated with the military community.
Students who were homeschooled all or some of their high-school years.