University Finances

Here you will find NUGW’s 2020 analysis of Northwestern’s finances. You can download our full, updated report, as well as the financial data used for analysis, below. Included within, you will find:

  1. Facts about NU’s finances and what these numbers mean for our demands.
  2. Data analysis of NU’s finances according to economic principles of management of university finances.
  3. An estimate of how much our demands for a one year funding extension would cost.
  4. A rebuttal of Morton Schapiro’s claims in his April email about how the endowment cannot be used to meet our demands.
  5. And much more!



Full Report


You may download our full data at the following link:

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