Program Statistics

The Graduate School maintains statistics about various aspects of our program.

Admissions statistics

Highlights: Over the past five years, an average of 10% of applicants were admitted and 70% of admitted students enrolled in the program.

For more detailed breakdown of our admissions data, download the Admissions and Enrollment PDF.

Placement and completion statistics

Highlights: We have a very good record of placement in academia, industry, and government and non-profit sectors.

For more details, download the Placement or Completion PDFs.

NRC Perr Data

Highlights: Northwestern’s Anthropology program was placed in the top 12% of the 82 programs ranked by the NRC survey.