Apply to McCormick

Thank you for your interest in the McCormick School of Engineering.

Our admissions process varies depending on the program to which you are applying. Follow the links on this page for additional information.

Undergraduate Study

All prospective undergraduates should apply through Northwestern University's Office of Undergraduate Admission. Visit their website for more information on how to apply to Northwestern.

Apply for Undergraduate Study

For more information on applying to McCormick, including:

  • application deadlines
  • tuition and financial aid
  • transferring AP/IB credits
  • resources for transfer and international students

Visit our undergraduate admissions section.

Graduate Study

Each McCormick department handles its own graduate recruitment and admissions processes separately. Please visit the specific department or download a customized graduate e-brochure for more information about your program’s requirements.

PhD and Full-time Master’s Degree Applicants

All departmental PhD applicants and full-time master’s (MS) degree applicants use the same online application

Apply for Graduate Study

Part-time Master’s Degree Applicants

For part-time master’s programs such as MEM, EMDC, MSIT, MPD2, and MPM, please see each program for their individual admissions processes, deadlines, and application links.

For more information about applying to McCormick for graduate study, including:

  • application deadlines
  • required materials and tests
  • our application checklist
  • frequently asked questions
  • funding and financial aid options

Visit our graduate admissions section.