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Transformation through Education

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About

The Northwestern Prison Education Program (NPEP) is a partnership between Northwestern University and the Illinois Department of Corrections to provide a high-quality liberal arts education to incarcerated students in the state of Illinois.

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Curriculum

Curriculum

NPEP is an interdisciplinary program of study. Courses offered in NPEP are credit-bearing and are taught with content and expectations equivalent to those at Northwestern.

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People

People

Northwestern faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduates collaborate to provide a range of educational opportunities for incarcerated students, including courses, reading groups, and peer tutoring.

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Donate

Incarcerated students in NPEP are not charged for tuition or any course-related expenses. Your donation today will help NPEP expand its transformative educational programming to meet the needs of the underserved prison population in Illinois.

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If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please email us at npep@northwestern.edu.

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