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About The Graduate School

The mission of The Graduate School (TGS) of Northwestern University is to be a trusted, responsive, visionary leader and partner in order to maintain and promote the highest quality master’s and doctoral education. TGS collaborates with a number of schools to guide and sustain an institutional culture that facilitates excellence in teaching, innovation and rigor in research, and the personal and intellectual growth of its diverse student population.

We invite you to read TGS's Strategic Plan, our program for advancement and innovation in the areas of Diversity, Service and Engagement.

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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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Strategic Plan

Discover how TGS plans to add value to your graduate education.
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Teagle Foundation Grant

Learn about the grant TGS received from the Teagle Foundation to help graduate students in the arts and sciences prepare for teaching careers.
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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.