International Student Health Insurance

Health requirements

  • All students at Northwestern must submit the Admission Health Record and proof of immunizations as required by the state of Illinois.
  • All new and returning full-time international students are required to purchase the Northwestern Aetna Student Plan; no exceptions or waivers will be granted.

Penalties for not fulfilling health requirements include a hold on subsequent registration and a non-refundable $100 late fee.

Northwestern's Aetna Student Plan

  • The annual cost (premium) for Aetna Plan is $3,067 for the 2013-14 academic year.
  • Review the Student Health Insurance Brochure (2013-14) for more information on the plan.
  • For enrollment instructions and answers to common questions, visit the Insurance FAQ page.