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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 2018 admission


The application for Fall 2018 admission will be available starting mid-August.

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Early Action Deadline: November 1, 2017

All required application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2017 to be considered for Early Action.

Regular Deadlines:

  • Online application form due: January 1, 2018
  • All other application materials are due: March 1, 2018

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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