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Dependent Tuition Benefits

Benefit plans

Northwestern dependent tuition benefit plans include:

A list of some eligible Northwestern programs can be found in the Professional Development section of our website.


You must submit a completed online application for the desired tuition benefit plan by the appropriate deadline.

Deadlines and Plan IDs for the various dependent tuition benefit plans.
Tuition Benefit Plan  Plan ID Deadline
Online applications must be submitted within the calendar year for which the benefit is being requested. Only one application is required for the full calendar year, so choose the earliest eligible term. 2024 applications are due by 12/31/2024.
Dependent Portable DP0, DP1 An online application must be submitted for each term within 1 year of the start date of the term.