Northwestern Academy – Evanston is a free, four-year high school program that provides college access and enrichment programming for Evanston Township High School students. The program is affiliated with Northwestern University’s Office of Community Education Partnerships (OCEP), which is part of the School of Education and Social Policy.
Students may apply in eighth grade. Applicants must demonstrate an aptitude for long-term academic performance, participate in learning experiences both in and out of the classroom, and take advantage of academic supports. This program serves students in grades nine through 12.
Northwestern Academy – Evanston supports high potential, academically motivated, underrepresented students from low to modest middle-income backgrounds. Throughout the program, students will build the foundation they need to excel in honors and Advanced Placement courses at Evanston Township High School.
4 yearcollege access and enrichment program
$0no cost to students and families
1 on 1academic & college advising
Northwestern Academy – Evanston is a four-year college access program that helps students identify, select and apply to selective colleges and universities. Students receive in-depth and individualized college advising which emphasizes ownership and critical thinking. We help them flourish in honors and advanced placement courses and explore academic and career interests.
We help parents navigate the complex college planning and financial aid process. We also help families find opportunities for their children, including school-year and summer enrichment programs.
Northwestern Academy - Evanston Academic Coaching
Northwestern undergraduate and graduate students are available for tutoring on weekday afternoon/evenings and Saturday and Sunday throughout the academic year. The individualized program is flexible to fit the student’s availability.
Individualized College Visits
Participants receive the Northwestern Academy – Evanston College Visit Grant. This grant provides financial support for travel and housing expenses incurred during college visits, which are tailored to each student. These customized campus trips offer valuable opportunities to help students make informed choices about college application and admission decisions.