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Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) seeks and attracts students from around the Gulf Region and the world who have excelled in academics and extracurricular activities throughout their pre-college careers. Admission is competitive.

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Fall 2017 admission


New students who have been admitted to NU-Q must submit a deposit by May 1 to enroll.

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Application deadline: The deadline to apply for Fall 2017 was February 1.

Enrollment deadline: If you have been accepted, the deadline to enroll for Fall 2017 is May 1, 2017. Learn more


Admission to the university is “need-blind,” which means that applicants are selected on their ability to succeed in and benefit from the programs offered, without regard to an applicant’s ability to pay tuition.

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