Northwestern University (NU)

Evanston, IL

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University

Northwestern University Student Essentials

Northwestern University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Wildcats
Nicknames: NU, NWU
Website: www.northwestern.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $43,779
Out-of-State Tuition: $43,779
Retention Rate: 96%
Enrollment: 24,343
Year Established: 1851

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.

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.


NU Map & Location

Northwestern University
633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208


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Getting Around NU

Walkability

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

10/10
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Weather

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 11,076
Freshman Class 2,107
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 24,343

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 54%
  • Asian: 17%
  • Unknown and Other: 15%
Latino 8%
African American 6%
Caucasian 54%
Asian 17%
Unknown and Other 15%

Undergraduate 45%
Graduate 55%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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