As whole-brain engineers, our undergraduates are prepared for success in whatever field they choose.As whole-brain engineers, our undergraduates are prepared for success in whatever field they choose.

Undergraduate Study

Thank you for your interest in Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering.

Our knowledgeable and approachable faculty, exceptional facilities, and well-rounded curriculum provide an undergraduate experience that leaves students suited for success in any field.

We look forward to your application.

How to Apply

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

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Application Deadlines

Freshman Entering in the Fall Quarter

  • Early Decision: November 1
  • Regular Decision: January 1

Transfer Students

  • Entering in the Fall (September): March 15
  • TBD

Transferring AP / IB Credits

Did you take one or more AP or IB exams? If so, you may receive Northwestern credit for your scores and/or be able to skip introductory courses in some sequences. Learn how to ensure your credits are processed smoothly.

Visit Us

Arrange a visit to Northwestern University and attend an information session for prospective students of the McCormick School of Engineering.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Northwestern offers various financial aid options for undergraduates: from need-based scholarships, grants, and student loans to part-time employment through the Federal Work Study Program.

Transfer Students

Northwestern’s frequently asked questions page for transfer students addresses issues such as admissions qualifications, application deadlines, notification dates, transferring credits, housing, and financial aid eligibility.

International Students

For international students, Northwestern’s frequently asked questions page covers many issues including the admissions process, application deadlines, notification dates, language requirements, standardized testing, and more.


If you have additional questions about admission to the McCormick School of Engineering, contact Wesley Burghardt, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Engineering, at 847-491-7379 or via email at