Northwestern University School of Education & Social Policy

By | April 28, 2018

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Susan Olson
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $75

Northwestern University School of Education Social Policy
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 408
Acceptance rate 16.7%
Enrollment 76 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 188
Acceptance rate 77.1%
Enrollment 102 full-time
151 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 146
Acceptance rate 13.0%
Enrollment 64 full-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, Ph.D.
Programs/courses offered in
elementary teacher education
higher education administration
secondary teacher education
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students N/A
Any programs in education offered off campus No
Any programs in education offered through distance education No

Program Specialization
100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

elementary teacher education 21%
higher education administration 8%
secondary teacher education 22%
other 49%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 61
Master’s program graduates 121
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 8

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 31
Part-time faculty 68
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 25.8%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $12.1
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 89.3%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 85
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.0
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.4
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 642 – High
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 741 – High
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 13.0% – Low
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.3:1 – Low
Student-faculty ratio 2.1:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $431.5
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $12.1

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Susan Olson
Financial aid phone (847) 467-2789

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $39,840 per year
Part-time: $4,427 per credit
Required fees $232 per year
Room and board N/A
Books and supplies N/A
Miscellaneous expenses N/A

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 36
Teaching assistants 15
Research assistants 23
Other appointments 0
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 6