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Why Northwestern?

At a Glance

apply-stats-number-of-applications-360.png72% of Matriculated Students Received Institutional Funding (2021)160 students matriculated (2021)Feinberg ranked #15 in U.S. News & World report ranking (2021)


Our medical school and affiliated hospitals uniformly rank highly in national surveys, based on quality of students and faculty/staff, as well as research and patient care.

Learning at Feinberg

Every component of our program is intentional, has real-world applications and prepares our students for the field of medicine as it is practiced today and will be in the future.

Our Campus

Take a student-led tour of our campus. Current medical students provide an inside look at some of Feinberg’s amazing facilities, including the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, Galter Library, Active Learning Classroom, Simulation Center and student lounges.

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Student Outcomes

66% match rate at Top 25 Residency Programs (2022) Illinois, California, New York, Texas Top Residency States (2021)150 student research papers published (Class of 2019)50% of students participate in global health


We know that developing resilience and maintaining balance in your chosen profession is an essential part of professional development.

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Our home has the bustle and action of any world-class city, but also the intimacy and community of our many neighborhoods.

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Diversity & Inclusion

As a medical school in one of the most culturally diverse cities, Feinberg aspires to lead in academic medical diversity initiatives and practice.

Learn about our efforts

Our Community

We encourage our students to use their expertise to build healthier, happier communities. Through opportunities with global health, volunteerism at community clinics and the Education-Centered Medical Home training program, students learn while they provide a vital community service.

How we support our community