The Graduate School (TGS) promotes diversity in Northwestern's student population by helping to recruit a diverse student body and by providing support services to those students.
TGS's Office of Diversity & Inclusion leads the Summer Research Opportunity Program, hosts Diversity Celebrations for current students, coordinates Introduction to Graduate Education at Northwestern, manages the TGS diversity recruitment calendar, facilitates the TGS Diversity Peer Mentor Program, partners with Admissions and Recruitment on awarding Diversity Fellowships, and oversees the issuing of our annual TGS Diversity Report.
Visit the pages listed below to learn more about TGS’s progress in recruiting, retaining, and supporting underrepresented students across our doctoral programs.
TGS makes it a priority to cultivate an environment that values diverse backgrounds, cultures and perspectives. Read our Diversity Statement to learn more.
Learn more about the initiatives and resources that help underrepresented students apply for admission to our master’s and doctoral programs.
Find out how TGS fosters a strong sense of community among diverse student groups.
Learn more about how you can enhance your educational experience with this eight-week research opportunity.
Discover even more resources through a list of links to our partner organizations.