Northwestern School of Continuing Studies
Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies (SCS) students are part of a unique and distinguished university community. They learn in a supportive, collaborative environment in evening and online courses that enable them to balance their personal and professional lives with the pursuit of learning. Classes are taught by some of the university's most respected and talented teachers — scholars and professionals who value the diversity, energy and creativity of our students.
One of the 12 colleges and schools of Northwestern University, SCS and adult learning have been a core part of Northwestern’s mission for more than 75 years. SCS is enmeshed in many parts of the University — sharing faculty members, creating innovative programs and setting the standard for higher education for adults. SCS students become part of a university ranked 12th among the nation’s best universities by U.S. News and World Report with top medical, law and business schools, and a faculty that has made pioneering contributions to materials science, nanotechnology, economics, African studies and more.