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Tuition & Payment

Students in the Evening & Weekend MBA Program pay for classes on a per-credit basis as the classes are taken. Students pay for credits before the start of each quarter. If your fees from the prior quarter are not paid two weeks prior to web registration for the following quarter, you will have a hold placed on your account and therefore will not be able to register. 

The 2019-2020 tuition rate is $7,131 per 1 credit or $3,566 per .5 credit. (starting with the Fall 2019 Quarter)

All payments of tuition and other fees must be paid by the due date indicated on your bill to avoid late fees.  Instructions for how to access your bill can be found here.

Please visit the Student Finance website for all billing and tuition deadline dates.

Here's how to pay tuition: Payment directly to Student Finance via check, echeck or online (debit/credit card) via QuikPay

UniversityTuition Refund Dates - Fall 2019

10 week classes 5-week Session 1 classes 5-week Session 2 classes
September 23 - September 30 (8:00AM): Full refund September 23 - September 25: Full refund* October 28 - October 31: Full refund*
September 30 (8:01AM)- October 12: 75% refund September 26 - September 30: 75% refund November 1 - November 8: 75% refund

October 13 - November 2: 50% refund

October 1 - October 8: 50% refund November 9 - November 20: 50% refund
November 3 and after: Full tuition charged October 9 and after: Full tuition charged November 21 and after: Full tuition charged

* The University deadline for dropping 5-week and 10 week session courses for a full tuition refund is shorter than Kellogg’s Add/Drop III period.  To ensure that Kellogg students have the full Add/Drop period to attend classes and make enrollment decisions without a tuition penalty, Kellogg will extend the 100% tuition refund period until the Add/Drop III deadline associated with the course. Students who drop a First 5-week or 10 week class by September 30, 8:00 AM will receive a full tuition refund. Students who drop a Second 5-week class by November 4, 8:00 AM will receive a full tuition refund. Additionally, students enrolled in KPPI-440 Leadership and Crisis Management may drop the course without tuition penalty prior to the first day of class. 

UniversityTuition Refund Dates* - Winter 2020 

10 week classes 5-week Session 1 classes 5-week Session 2 classes
January 6 - January 11: Full refund* January 6 - January 8: Full refund* February 10 - February 12: Full refund*
January 12 - January 22: 75% refund January 9 - January 13: 75% refund* February 13 - February 17: 75% refund*

January 23 - February 8: 50% refund

January 14 - January 21: 50% refund February 18 - February 26: 50% refund
February 9 and after: Full tuition charged January 22 and after: Full tuition charged February 27 and after: Full tuition charged

*The University deadline for dropping 5-week and 10 week session courses for a full tuition refund is shorter than Kellogg’s.  To ensure that Kellogg students have the full first week of the quarter to attend classes and make enrollment decisions without a tuition penalty, Kellogg will extend the 100% tuition refund period until Monday (8:00AM) of Week 2.   Students who drop a First 5-week or 10-week class by Monday, January 13, 8:00 AM will receive a full tuition refund. Students who drop a Second 5-week class by February 17, 8:00 AM will receive a full tuition refund. Additionally, students enrolled in KPPI-440 Leadership and Crisis Management may drop the course without tuition penalty prior to the first day of class. 

UniversityTuition Refund Dates* - Spring 2020 

10 week classes 5-week Session 1 classes 5-week Session 2 classes
Mar 30 - April 5: Full refund* Mar 30 - April 2: Full refund* May 4- May 6: Full refund*
April 6- April 16: 75% refund April 3 - April 7: 75% refund* May 7- May 11: 75% refund*

April 17 - May 3: 50% refund

April 8 - April 15: 50% refund May 12- May 20: 50% refund
May 4 and after: Full tuition charged April 16 and after: Full tuition charged May 21 and after: Full tuition charged

* The University deadline for dropping 5-week and 10 week session courses for a full tuition refund is shorter than Kellogg’s.  To ensure that Kellogg students have the full first week of the quarter to attend classes and make enrollment decisions without a tuition penalty, Kellogg will extend the 100% tuition refund period until Monday (8:00AM) of Week 2.   Students who drop a First 5-week or 10-week class by Monday, April 6, 8:00 AM will receive a full tuition refund. Students who drop a Second 5-week class by May 11, 8:00 AM will receive a full tuition refund. Additionally, students enrolled in KPPI-440 Leadership and Crisis Management may drop the course without tuition penalty prior to the first day of class. 

Tuition Refund Dates - Summer 2019 

10 week classes 5-week Session 1 classes 5-week Session 2 classes
June 24 - June 29: Full refund** June 24 - June 26: Full refund** July 29 - July 31: Full refund**
June 30 - July 10: 75% refund June 27 - July 1: 75% refund August 1 - August 5: 75% refund

July 11 - July 27: 50% refund

July 2 - July 10: 50% refund August 6 - August 13: 50% refund
July 28 and after: Full tuition charged July 11 and after: Full tuition charged August 14 and after: Full tuition charged

** The University deadline for dropping 5-week and 10 week session courses for a full tuition refund is shorter than Kellogg’s Add/Drop III period.  To ensure that Kellogg students have the full Add/Drop period to attend classes and make enrollment decisions without a tuition penalty, Kellogg will extend the 100% tuition refund period until the Add/Drop III deadline associated with the course. Students who drop a First 5-week or 10 week class by July 1, 8:00 AM will receive a full tuition refund. Students who drop a Second 5-week class by August 5, 8AM will receive a full tuition refund. Additionally, students enrolled in KPPI-440 Leadership and Crisis Management may drop the course without tuition penalty prior to the first day of class. 


MORE INFO
For more information, please review the Student Financial Services web site at http://www.northwestern.edu/sfs/, or contact Student Finance at studentaccounts-chicago@northwestern.edu or 312-503-8503. 

Northwestern University 
Student Finance 
710 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611



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