|1960 Northwestern Wildcats football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1960 record||5–4 (3–4 Big Ten)|
|Home stadium||Dyche Stadium|
|1960 Big Ten Conference football standings|
|No. 1 Minnesota +||6||–||1||–||0||8||–||2||–||0|
|No. 3 Iowa +||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||1||–||0|
|No. 8 Ohio State||5||–||2||–||0||7||–||2||–||0|
|No. 15 Michigan State||4||–||2||–||0||6||–||2||–||1|
|No. 19 Purdue||3||–||4||–||0||4||–||4||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1960 Northwestern Wildcats team represented Northwestern University during the 1960 Big Ten Conference football season. In their sixth year under head coach Ara Parseghian, the Wildcats compiled a 5–4 record (3–4 against Big Ten Conference opponents) and finished in a four-way tie for fifth place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were Dick Thornton with 901 passing yards, Mike Stock with 536 rushing yards, and Elbert Kimbrough with 378 receiving yards.
|September 24||at Oklahoma*||No. 14||W 19–3|
|October 1||No. 8 Iowa||No. 6||L 0–42|
|October 8||at No. 14 Minnesota||L 0–7|
|October 15||at Michigan||L 7–14|
|October 22||Notre Dame*||W 7–6|
|October 29||at Indiana||W 21–3|
|November 5||at Wisconsin||W 21–0|
|November 12||No. 13 Michigan State||L 18–21|
|November 19||Illinois||W 14–7|
- "Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). 2007. p. 148. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2019-03-16. Retrieved 2019-03-14.
- "Northwestern Yearly Results (1960-1964)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
- "1960 Northwestern Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
- "1960 Northwestern Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 18, 2015.
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