The applications are reviewed by the program's leadership, then 77 applicants are invited to Northwestern for interviews, which are held in late March and April. Applicants have the opportunity to meet with multiple faculty members and current students, providing an in-depth view of the Northwestern program. The interview process is critical to the admissions process, allowing faculty and program directors to learn about the applicants and applicants to determine if Northwestern is the best choice for their graduate education. Offers are extended on the national acceptance date. There are a total of 20 students in each class.
Please Note: due to continued uncertainty around the COVID pandemic, all 2021 interviews will be virtual.