Northwestern University

Northwestern University Veteran Services & Resources

Is Northwestern University a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this Northwestern University veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Northwestern University GI Bill® Information

Info in This Veterans Report on Northwestern:

How Does Northwestern Rank for Veterans?

Northwestern University was not ranked on the <nil> [Best Schools for Veterans list[(/rankings/veterans). This could be due to a number of reasons, including insufficent data.

How Many Veterans Go to Northwestern?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 1 GI Bill® students at Northwestern. The school has a total enrollment of 22,603 students. This means that around 0.00% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill®, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Northwestern

Northwestern University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Northwestern University does have a student veterans group.

Does Northwestern Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Northwestern does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Northwestern does not offer credit for military training.

Northwestern Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Yes Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Northwestern for the following armed services:

  • Navy

Complaints to the VA About Northwestern

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

Notes and References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.

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