About The Graduate School
The mission of The Graduate School (TGS) of Northwestern University is to be a trusted, responsive, visionary leader and partner in order to maintain and promote the highest quality master’s and doctoral education. TGS collaborates with a number of schools to guide and sustain an institutional culture that facilitates excellence in teaching, innovation and rigor in research, and the personal and intellectual growth of its diverse student population.
We invite you to read TGS's Strategic Plan, our program for advancement and innovation in the areas of Diversity, Service and Engagement.
Read the Dean’s message and learn more about his vision for TGS.
Learn more about Northwestern University’s three campuses and find resources that will help you plan a visit here.
Discover who made notable contributions to graduate life at Northwestern University in our key strategic areas.
Learn more about who our board members and partners are.
Read the policies that govern students within The Graduate School and members of The Graduate Faculty.
Learn more about what’s happening at TGS and get involved with the graduate and postdoctoral community at Northwestern University.
Find contact information for the administration and staff of The Graduate School.