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Northwestern University

Prospective Students: Aid Instructions & Deadlines

Regular Decision
Instructions and deadlines for the traditional admissions option. 

Early Decision
Accelerated admissions option. Instructions and deadlines differ from regular decision applicants.

Transfer student due dates differ depending on the quarter you plan to start at Northwestern.

Aid is available to a small group of international students. You must apply as an entering freshman to be eligible for aid in subsequent years.

The financial aid application requirements for undocumented students differ from other student populations. 

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