MENU Admissions Criteria

Admission to MENU is by invitation. Students satisfying any of the following criteria qualify to participate in MENU:

  • Students who have earned a score of 5 on the Advanced Placement Calculus AB examination.
  • Students who have earned a score of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement Calculus BC examination
  • International students who have completed single-variable calculus.
  • Students who have completed a college-level sequence in single-variable calculus with high grades.
  • Students earning a 7 on the International Baccalaureate Higher-Level Mathematics Examination.
MENU sends invitations beginning in late July prior to each academic year.  Students who have earned a score of at least 4 on the Advanced Placement Calculus BC examination should automatically receive an invitation to participate.  Students satisfying the admission criteria who do not automatically receive an invitation may obtain an invitation by sending an email request to the the Director of MENU at menu@northwestern.edu. In the email include your name, netID, and proof that you satisfy one of the admissions criteria (such as a PDF of an AP Score Report or an IB Certificate).