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About The Graduate School

"We continue to recruit the most talented and creative Ph.D. and master’s students, as well as postdoctoral fellows, who have the potential not only to engage with the world but also to change it. Together, we create an environment in which learning, discovery, understanding, and creativity can flourish. We’re not here simply to train students in the knowledge that currently exists but to prepare and inspire scholars to transform our future by developing new tools and ideas that will enhance all of our lives.”

- Teresa K. Woodruff, Dean of The Graduate School & Associate Provost for Graduate Education

Vision 2025

Our Strategic Plan

Learn more about the purpose, mission, and strategic approach of The Graduate School.
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Our Campuses

Learn more about Northwestern University’s three campuses and find resources that will help you plan a visit here.

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Recognition Awards

Discover who made notable contributions to graduate life at Northwestern University in our key strategic areas.

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Administrative Board & Partners

Learn more about who our board members and partners are.

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Policies

Read the policies that govern students within The Graduate School and members of The Graduate Faculty.

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News & Events

Learn more about what’s happening at TGS and get involved with the graduate and postdoctoral community at Northwestern University.

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Contact Us

Find contact information for the administration and staff of The Graduate School.