Northwestern University

Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Evanston, IL


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $100
  • Financial Aid Available

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Our Program

Meet Northwestern Medill On-The-Road

Northwestern University's Medill School, a leader in education since 1921, offers programs in journalism and integrated marketing communications that combine enduring skills and values with new techniques and knowledge that are essential to thrive in today's digital world.

Medill has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence. As the media industry experiences unprecedented change, Medill leads the way. We are training a new generation of multimedia journalists and integrated marketing communications professionals who are not only thriving in this evolving media landscape but also helping shape it.


  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $100


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  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 2 Letters of Recommendation
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  • checkbox-alt Admissions Interviews (see below)

Additional Requirements

Admissions Interview | RSVP below:

Journalism (highly suggested)

IMC Full-time (by invitation only)

IMC Online (Required)

IMC Part-time/Evening Chicago (required)

Application Deadline

MS Journalism

December 2, 2019 (summer start)

January 6, 2020 (fall start)

MS Integrated Marketing Communications (full-time, Evanston)

October 15, 2019 (round I)

December 16, 2019 (round II)

MS Integrated Marketing Communications (part-time, online)

February 3, 2020 (spring start)

July 1, 2020 (fall start)

MS Integrated Marketing Communications (evening, Chicago)

July 1, 2020 (fall start)

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 1,198 Students
  • Female

    female 69% Female
  • Male

    male 31% Male


  • checkbox-alt 658 Undergraduate Medill Students
  • checkbox-alt 540 Graduate Medill Students

What Our Students Say

  • “I was very proud of my work at Medill. Graduating and getting my bachelors and masters, from the finest school of journalism in the United States."

    George R.R. Martin, MSJ ‘71
  • "The program teaches you to put the consumer at the center of every decision making process. In a marketing or business environment, that's a key tool that not everyone has. It makes you unique. I wouldn't trade my IMC degree for an MBA ever."

    Jose Costa, IMC ‘04

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

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Location & Contact

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