Northwestern University

Evanston, ILView Map
National University
Private not-for-profit
Not applicable
Great Lakes
City: Small
NCAA Division I-A
7 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Founded in 1850, when “Northwestern” referred to the Northwest Territory of an expanding America, Northwestern earns its reputation as one of the finest schools in the country. Located in the upscale Chicago suburb of Evanston on the shores of Lake Michigan, there is not a finer setting for a college campus anywhere. This setting, and its worldwide reputation, draws the best and brightest to Northwestern and produces talented graduates in all fields.

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