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

Final admission decisions take a number of different factors into account. There is no formula—no mechanical combination of test scores and grades that guarantees admissions. We look at and value applicants' entire application, from personal essays to teachers’ letters to test scores.

What can you study at NU-Q?

NU-Q offers distinguished undergraduate programs in journalism and communication, culminating in a bachelor of science degree. Learn more >>


The application period for Fall 2015 has concluded. The application period for Fall 2016 admission will open in September.

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OUr Viewbook

Admissions viewbookGet information about academics, admission and life at NU-Q in our viewbook:

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