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nbc Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to nbc, the fee for the application costs $25.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

nbc Admissions Stats at a Glance

nbc 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered

Applying Early to nbc?

Northwestern College-Chicago Campus does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is nbc Hard To Get Into?

Getting into nbc is slightly difficult. nbc evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, nbc accepted 96% of students, around 530 of the 555 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like nbc, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

What's Most Important to Get In to nbc?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

nbc 2021-2022 Application Requirements

Double check with nbc's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into nbc?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

nbc does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

nbc does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

What's a Good SAT Score for nbc?

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Transferring to Northwestern College-Chicago Campus

Transfer students can enroll in nbc during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

nbc Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to nbc?

Students who are admitted to nbc must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does nbc accept transfer credits?

nbc accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to nbc?

nbc is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is nbc's acceptance rate?

nbc's acceptance rate is 96%.

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How hard is it to get into nbc? nbc is a less selective institution. The nbc acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.



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