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Evanston, IL

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Northwestern University

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About NU

For a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree from a school with history and prestige, look no further than Northwestern University, a Big Ten school located in Evanston, Illinois.

Northwestern is a large school and features many different areas of study. Though the school is known for its strong arts programs, many students also enroll in science, engineering, and medical fields.

Programs include Biological Sciences, Computer Engineering, Drama, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Film and Media Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, Journalism, Performance Studies, Sociology, and Theatre, as well as many others.

Don’t allow the idea of tuition keep you from attending school. In the financial aid options, counselors can point you toward loans, grants, and work-study programs. There are also many scholarships to choose from including the Northwestern University Scholarship.

The annual job fairs aren’t the only resource for students looking to find employment. There are also internship and job listings, as well as programs to explore majors and career options.

If Evanston isn’t convenient to you, Northwestern also has a campus in Chicago and even a new satellite campus in Qatar for those studying overseas.

As far as student life goes, NU is the place to be. Northwestern University has over 200 extracurricular groups for students be involved in their interests and socialize with others. There is also a museum, concert hall, cinema, and theater for daily entertainment, and a strong athletic program.

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NU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

100% of students gave Northwestern University 5 stars overall.

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Student Ratings

Overall Rating

This prestige school has everything I was looking for in college.The academic, student life, extra activities, student size,and location were jut perfect for me.You can experience nice quite family life as well as city life which is just few minutes away.Also it's easy to get to by others from outer state.

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NU Map & Location

Northwestern University

633 Clark St

Evanston, IL 60208

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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for Evanston, IL

Winter Dec 36 20 Jan 32 16 Feb 36 19 Spring Mar 45 28 Apr 57 38 May 68 47 Summer Jun 78 57 Jul 83 63 Aug 81 62 Fall Sep 74 54 Oct 62 42 Nov 49 33

NU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 54%
  • Asian: 17%
  • Unknown and Other: 15%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 45% Graduate 55% Full-Time 100% Part-Time 0% Women 52% Men 48% International 5% Domestic 95%

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