Tuition & Financial Aid


Tuition for the 2019-20 academic year for the Counseling@Northwestern program is $18,689 per quarter. Accelerated full-time students in the Standard and Bridge Programs will pay the full cost each quarter.

For the 2019-20 academic year, traditional and part-time students are offered a $4,672 per credit tuition rate. Traditional and part-time tuition is subject to the standard Northwestern tuition increases.

Learn more about Cost of Attendance for Counseling@Northwestern.

Financial Aid

US citizens and permanent residents have multiple options for financial aid, including federal loans, grants, and program scholarships. We encourage applicants to apply for financial aid at the same time they submit their application to Northwestern.

Learn how to apply for financial aid here.

Visit the Evanston Office of Graduate Financial Aid website for additional details about general financial aid and loan options, or contact an admissions counselor at 1-844-684-6221 or

Counseling@Northwestern awards a limited number of scholarships and partner organization benefits to applicants. Be sure to connect with an Admissions Counselor by calling Phone Number: 1-844-684-6221 or email if you would like to be considered for one of these institutionally funded scholarship opportunities.

To learn more about financial aid for Counseling@Northwestern students, read the Tuition and Financial Aid FAQ.


Counseling@Northwestern students are required to attend two in-person immersions during their time in the program. The immersions are held in Evanston, Illinois, and are required in order to complete the program. There are some additional out-of-pocket costs not covered by financial aid associated with these immersions, including travel to Evanston.