Graduate Study
Prospective Student Resources
International Students

McCormick and The Graduate School are pleased to support programming customized to the needs of international graduate students.

Northwestern offers many resources to assist international students with their studies to help ensure they have a rewarding academic and cultural experience.

International Office

This office helps international students, scholars, and Northwestern faculty and staff navigate the complexities associated with student- and employment-based visa classifications.

International Summer Institute

ISI offers linguistic, emotional, academic, and practical support to entering international PhD students by providing intensive instruction in English and opportunities to socialize.

English Language Programs

Northwestern’s English language programs provide English language training and testing for international graduate students and scholars to help them improve their communication abilities in the classroom and beyond.