Northwestern

The data in this study was collected with the Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator.

Northwestern Web Accessibility Summary Information
Website Summary
Score
Titling Sub Headings Forms Data Tables Images Layout Tables
Northwestern(Admis) 30.7 12.0 16.0 0.0 50.0 68.7 72.9
Northwestern(Home) 38.0 16.2 6.9 18.4 50.0 85.0 87.5
Northwestern(LAS) 61.6 82.7 20.0 0.0 33.3 90.9 100.0

Details for Northwestern(Admis) Website

URL: http://www.northwestern.edu/admissions/index.html

Date: 2010-04-07

Northwestern(Admis): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 50 47 94.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 50 49 98.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 50 8 16.0 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 50 7 14.0 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 50 4 8.0 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 50 8 16.0 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 50 8 16.0 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 100 12 12.0
Sub Headings
Nesting* 50 8 16.0 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 50 48 96.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 50 48 96.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 50 8 16.0
Forms
Labels* 43 0 0.0 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 8 8 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 39 14 35.8 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 26 25 96.1 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 43 0 0.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 1 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 1 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 1 1 100.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 1 1 100.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 1 1 100.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 4 2 50.0
Images
Alt Text* 48 33 68.7 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 48 38 79.1 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 48 38 79.1 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 48 33 68.7
Layout Tables
Nesting* 48 35 72.9 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 48 35 72.9
All Rules for Northwestern(Admis)
Summary 293 90 30.7

Details for Northwestern(Home) Website

URL: http://www.northwestern.edu/

Date: 2010-04-07

Northwestern(Home): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 43 41 95.3 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 43 43 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 43 8 18.6 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 43 8 18.6 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 43 6 13.9 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 43 8 18.6 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 43 8 18.6 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 86 14 16.2
Sub Headings
Nesting* 43 3 6.9 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 43 43 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 43 43 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 43 3 6.9
Forms
Labels* 38 7 18.4 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 8 7 87.5 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 29 8 27.5 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 30 30 100.0 Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 38 7 18.4
Data Tables
TH Elements* 2 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 2 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 2 2 100.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 2 2 100.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 2 2 100.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 8 4 50.0
Images
Alt Text* 40 34 85.0 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 40 32 80.0 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 40 37 92.5 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 40 34 85.0
Layout Tables
Nesting* 40 35 87.5 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 40 35 87.5
All Rules for Northwestern(Home)
Summary 255 97 38.0

Details for Northwestern(LAS) Website

URL: http://www.wcas.northwestern.edu/

Date: 2010-07-29

Northwestern(LAS): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 55 55 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 55 55 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 55 53 96.3 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 55 53 96.3 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 55 38 69.0 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 55 52 94.5 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 55 52 94.5 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 110 91 82.7
Sub Headings
Nesting* 55 11 20.0 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 55 55 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 55 55 100.0 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 55 11 20.0
Forms
Labels* 55 0 0.0 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 55 55 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 0 0 na Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 0 0 na Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 55 0 0.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 3 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 3 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 3 2 66.6 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 3 2 66.6 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 3 2 66.6 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 12 4 33.3
Images
Alt Text* 55 50 90.9 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 55 0 0.0 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 55 15 27.2 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 55 50 90.9
Layout Tables
Nesting* 55 55 100.0 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 55 55 100.0
All Rules for Northwestern(LAS)
Summary 342 211 61.6