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Year Founded:
Religious Affiliation:
College Type:
Private , Urban
8205 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
Tuition Out of State:
Big Ten Conference (Division I, Football I-A); American Lacrosse Conference (Division I, Women's Lacrosse only), Midwest Conference (Division III)
Thanks for visiting the Northwestern University Football scholarship and program details page. Here you'll get information about the college and information on their Football program like who to get hold of about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Thanks for visiting the Northwestern University Football scholarship and program details page. Here you'll get information about the college and information on their Football program like who to get hold of about recruitment, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are available and how to start the recruiting process.
Northwestern University Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you're looking to get recruited it's important to know who to build a relationship with - and NCSA has the details you need. The Director of Football Operations of the Northwestern University Football program is Cody Cejda. Additional key staff are:

  • AC (OL) Kurt Anderson

  • Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator Lou Ayeni

  • Recruiting Coor, AC (RB) Lou Ayeni

  • Offensive Coordinator Mike Bajakian

  • Graduate Asst Terrell Dallas

  • Head Coach Pat Fitzgerald

  • Special Teams Coordinator Jeff Genyk

  • Graduate Asst Ben Hammer

  • Defensive Coordinator Mike Hankwitz

  • Assistant Coach (Superbacks) Bob Heffner

  • Graduate Asst Traveon Henry

  • Asst Dir Player Personnel John Holloway

  • Dir of Ops John Holloway

  • Director of Player Personnel Jonny Kovach

  • Defensive Line Marty Long

  • Special Teams Coordinator/Cornerbacks Matt MacPherson

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach Mick McCall

  • Linebackers Coach Tim McGarigle

  • AC (LB) Tim McGarigle

  • Director of Scouting Todd McShane

  • Recruiting Assistant Bryan Payton

  • Graduate Asst Sean Pearson

  • Director of Player Development and Football Relations Jacob Schmidt

  • Wide Receivers Dennis Springer

For anybody who is thinking about becoming a member of Northwestern University Football program these are the people you need to contact. You can choose to contact them by way of email using the link above or call the school to obtain more details about the school and Football program prior to deciding if it is the right fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Big Ten Conference (Division I, Football I-A); American Lacrosse Conference (Division I, Women's Lacrosse only), Midwest Conference (Division III)
Athletic Director:
Jim Phillips
Football Coaching Staff
  • Kurt Anderson AC (OL)
  • Lou Ayeni Running Backs/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Lou Ayeni Recruiting Coor, AC (RB)
  • Mike Bajakian Offensive Coordinator
  • Cody Cejda Director of Football Operations
  • Terrell Dallas Graduate Asst
  • Pat Fitzgerald Head Coach
  • Jeff Genyk Special Teams Coordinator
  • Ben Hammer Graduate Asst
  • Mike Hankwitz Defensive Coordinator
  • Bob Heffner Assistant Coach (Superbacks)
  • Traveon Henry Graduate Asst
  • John Holloway Asst Dir Player Personnel
  • John Holloway Dir of Ops
  • Jonny Kovach Director of Player Personnel
  • Marty Long Defensive Line
  • Matt MacPherson Special Teams Coordinator/Cornerbacks
  • Mick McCall Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
  • Tim McGarigle Linebackers Coach
  • Tim McGarigle AC (LB)
  • Todd McShane Director of Scouting
  • Bryan Payton Recruiting Assistant
  • Sean Pearson Graduate Asst
  • Jacob Schmidt Director of Player Development and Football Relations
  • Dennis Springer Wide Receivers
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Diving
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Swimming
  • Men's Tennis
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Diving
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Ice Hockey
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
Admissions Phone:
(847) 491-3741
Admissions Email:
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Most Selective
Religious Requirements:
Specific Religious Requirements:
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
January 1
Application Priority Date:
February 15
Notification Date:
April 15
Rolling Admissions:
Early Action:
Early Action Closing Date:
Early Decision:
Early Decision Deadline:
November 1
Common Application:
Student Body Averages
Average Freshman GPA:
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ACT 75th Percentile:
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SAT 2 Requirements:
SAT Subject Tests recommended for all, required for some. Math Level 2 and Chemistry required of all applicants for Honors Program in Medical Education. Applicants to Integrated Science Program must take SAT Subject Tests in Chemistry or Physics, Math Level 2, plus a second science.
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Engineering, Economics, Journalism
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services,
  • Anthropology,
  • Applied Mathematics,
  • Architecture and Related Services,
  • Area Studies,
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management,
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics,
  • Athletic Training, EMT Paramedic and Treatment Professions,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Bioethics,
  • Biological and Physical Sciences,
  • Biology,
  • Biology, Other,
  • Biomathematics,
  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Botany,
  • Business,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business Economics,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Chemistry,
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Classics and Classical Linguistics,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Communication Disorders Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs,
  • Community Organization and Advocacy,
  • Computer Engineering,
  • Computer Science,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other,
  • Dance,
  • Dentistry and Oral Sciences,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • East Asian Linguistics,
  • Ecology, Marine Biology, and Oceanography,
  • Economics,
  • Education, Other,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Electromechanical Instrumentation Technologies,
  • Engineering,
  • Engineering Mechanics,
  • Engineering Physics,
  • Engineering Science,
  • Engineering Technologies, Other,
  • Engineering, Other,
  • Engineering-Related Fields,
  • English Literature,
  • Entrepreneurial Operations,
  • Environmental Engineering,
  • Ethnic and Group Studies,
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Foundations of Education,
  • General Legal Studies,
  • Geography and Cartography,
  • Geology,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Game/Media Design,
  • Health Services,
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services,
  • History,
  • Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Human Resources Management,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Information Science,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • International Business,
  • International Relations and National Security Studies,
  • Journalism,
  • Law,
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other,
  • Legal Research,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Linguistic Studies,
  • Management Information Systems,
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods,
  • Manufacturing Engineering,
  • Marketing,
  • Materials Engineering,
  • Materials Sciences,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies,
  • Medical Clinical Sciences,
  • Medical Illustration and Informatics,
  • Medical Preparatory Programs,
  • Medicine,
  • Mental and Social Health Services,
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Linguistics,
  • Multicultural and Diversity Studies,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Professions,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychology, Other,
  • Public Administration,
  • Public Health,
  • Public Policy Analysis,
  • Public Relations and Advertising,
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication,
  • Real Estate,
  • Religious Music,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Research and Experimental Psychology,
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Science Technologies, Other,
  • Science, Technology and Society,
  • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Linguistics,
  • Social Sciences, Other,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Statistics,
  • Sustainability Studies,
  • Systems Science and Theory,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Urban Studies/Affairs,
  • Visual and Performing Arts,
City/Town Situated In:
Evanston, Illinois
Major City Closest To School:
Distance Of Major City:
12 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Distance To International Airport:
17 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Distance To Other Airport:
28 Miles
Location Description:

250-acre, suburban campus in Evanston (population: 74,239), 12 miles from Chicago; branch campus (law and medical schools) in Chicago. Major airport, bus, and train serve Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

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Campus Size:
231 acres
Campus Life
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Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Sorority housing, Other
Fraternities & Sororities
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Join Fraternities:
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Air Force ROTC:
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Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
Financial Aid Phone:
(847) 491-7400
Financial Aid Email:
Aid Notification Date:
April 15
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA, CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, Business/Farm Supplement, Other
Tuition Instate:
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Average Debt On Graduation:
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$30,783
FTU : $31,544
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :102
FTU : 387
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$2,634
FTU : $2,243
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,651
FTU : $4,560
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$4,415
FTU : $5,249
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$26,100
FTU : $25,936
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$28,362
FTU : $29,411
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :100%
FTU : 100%


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