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Graduate Studies

Academic options

With over 30 different graduate degrees and certificates, opportunities abound for cutting-edge research and scholarly challenge.

As a PhD candidate, you will work with award-winning faculty and immerse yourself in an academic culture that fosters critical thinking and analytical skills. Our graduate programs offer the chance to collaborate with peers and mentors to participate in an interdisciplinary community that enhances scholarship and innovative research.

Resources for you

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Prospective students

Find your field of study and visit its department or program website to learn more. All programs are admitted and funded through Northwestern's The Graduate School.
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Current students

Access research procedures and funding information, teaching and assistantship guidelines, the academic calendar and more.
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Graduate program administrators

From course proposals to pay and hiring procedures, find administrative information for graduate-level programs. 
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Questions?

The College's Office of Graduate Studies provides assistance with issues related to the academic content of graduate programs and financial aid.

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