AdmissionsApply to NU-Q

Apply to NU-Q

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.


Undergraduate Application

All applicants must submit an online application through the Common App website.

What materials will you be required to submit during application? Learn more.


Early Action Deadlines:

  • Online application form due: November 1
  • All other application materials are due: November 15

Regular Deadlines:

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

Financing Your Education

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. View tuition and financial aid information.

Learn more about NU-Q

Download our viewbook

Get information about academics, admission, and life at NU-Q in our viewbook: Download PDF

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