Diversity Statement

The Graduate School considers having a diverse student population a key element to the educational experience of its graduate students. Diversity presents itself in many different forms such as: socioeconomic status, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, nationality or place of origin, disability, unique work or life experience, etc. While completing the online application, applicants are invited to submit a statement explaining how they will contribute to the diversification of The Graduate School, your program and Northwestern University. The submission of this statement is optional.