McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University
Undergraduate and Graduate Study at McCormick
Welcome to the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University.
McCormick students don't just become the engineers of tomorrow; they become the leaders of tomorrow. That's because our focus on whole-brain engineering™ makes creativity, innovation, and teamwork just as important as mastering skills. Inside and outside the classroom, our 1,500 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students have access to some of the most advanced facilities and research centers in the nation — and to 200 of the greatest minds in their fields. Be they inventors, businesspeople, or members of prestigious national academies, McCormick faculty work side by side with students to mold them into well-rounded engineers and people.
Undergraduates start with Engineering First®, an innovative curriculum that gives students a solid preparation in math, science, and engineering basics while providing hands-on experience working with real clients to solve authentic problems.
Bachelor's Degree / Special Programs
McCormick offers a wide variety of degree options and special programs. Undergraduates can pursue one of several BS degrees, enroll in our Honors Program, or pursue a bachelor's and master’s degree simultaneously through our BS / MS Program. Many undergraduates also take part in one of Northwestern’s certificate programs, adding value to their degrees and broadening the scope of their knowledge.
Learn more about undergraduate programs at the McCormick School of Engineering.
Visit the Northwestern Undergraduate Admissions website for further information about applying to Northwestern.
The McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science’s world-renowned graduate programs provide a supportive environment for cross-departmental research. McCormick students enjoy a large graduate student community across Northwestern’s campus.
To learn more, download our graduate e-brochure.
Master’s and PhD Programs
Graduate students may earn their PhD from one of McCormick's eight academic departments. Students can also earn a master’s degree on a full-time or part-time basis, choosing from a departmental master's or one of our professional master's programs designed for people already at work in their fields. In addition, several interdepartmental and specialized degrees are available to graduate students.
Learn more about master’s and PhD programs at the McCormick School of Engineering.
The admission requirements for graduate students at McCormick vary by department and whether the student is applying for a master’s or PhD degree. Explore each department’s website for their particular application requirements or contact Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies Bruce Lindvall with any questions. You can email Dean Lindvall or call him at 847-491-4547.