Northwestern University (Feinberg)

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420 E. Superior Street (Rubloff Building), 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611


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The Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University has an application deadline of October 15. The application fee at Northwestern University is $85. Its tuition is Full-time: $50,272. The faculty-student ratio at Northwestern University is 2.7:1. The Feinberg School of Medicine has 2,042 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Students at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago never receive letter grades. Instead, first and second year students are graded on a pass/fail basis, and third and fourth year students receive grades of honors, high pass, pass, and fail. Three afternoons a week are blocked off for optional activities. The Feinberg School of Medicine also offers various graduate research programs, including an M.D./M.M. program, which grants a doctor of medicine degree and a master of management degree through the Kellogg Graduate School of Management in five years, and a 27-month long physical therapy program.

There are more than 50 organizations for Feinberg students to join, from the Musicians in Music club, which performs at local hospitals and healthcare centers, and Jugulars, the school’s official juggling club. The School of Medicine is located in the Chicago neighborhood of Streeterville, and students can live on or off campus. (More than 70 percent choose to find housing off campus.)

Notable alumni of the Feinberg School of Medicine include Charles Mayo, founder of the Mayo Clinic, and Debi Thomas, an orthopedic surgeon who won a bronze medal for figure skating in the 1988 Olympics.


Applications accepted July 1 (Begins)
October 15 (Ends)
Application fee $85
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 1,857
Full-time faculty-student ratio 2.7:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 689
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $50,272

Required fees $4,256


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology orthopaedic surgery
emergency medicine pediatrics
family practice radiology - diagnostic
internal medicine surgery - general
obstetrics and gynecology urology

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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