Northwestern University (NU)

Evanston, IL

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University

NU Housing

  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Women's Dorms
  • Men's Dorms
  • Sorority Housing
  • Fraternity Housing
  • Other: Theme and wellness housing.
Room & Board Expenses $13,329
Living On-Campus 65%
Living Off-Campus 35%

NU Ratings & Reviews

Overall College Life Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

75% of students gave Northwestern University 5 stars in College Life.

Student Ratings

College Life Rating

I believe the size of the student and location of school will play a perfect part on social atmosphere. Just can not wait to run by the Lake Michigan and be able to see the skyline of the downtown Chicago I know it will be very cold but I will enjoy the great fall and maybe hibernate in the winter.


NU Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(847) 491-3456
Medical Center Emergency Department
(847) 491-8100
Campus Police
1819 Hinman Ave. Evanston, IL 60208-1320

NU Athletics

Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Wildcats
School Song: Go U Northwestern
School Colors: purple and white
Official Athletics Site: nusports.cstv.com
Athletic Facilities athletic field, aquatics center, tennis center, gymnasium, recreational building, sailing center,sports pavillion
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Football: Big Ten Conference
Basketball: Big Ten Conference
Baseball: Big Ten Conference
Track: Big Ten Conference

Athletics Department at Northwestern University

Athletic Director Name
Jim Phillips
Athletic Department Address
Northwestern University, Mark Murphy Athletic Director, 1501 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60208

NU Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 23
Number of Sororities: 19
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 32%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 38%
Military Programs
ROTC Navy

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
  • Television Station

NU Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Religious Counseling

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Special Transportation
  • Special Housing
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Braille Services
  • Talking Books
  • Other: real-time captioning, voice dictation/screen-reading software

Other Services at Northwestern University

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services
  • Women’s Center
  • Health Insurance

Famous Alumni

  • John Paul Stevens, US Supreme Court Justice
  • Mary Zimmerman, MacArthur Fellowship Recipient, Tony Award-winning Director, and Northwestern Professor of Performance Studies, Stephen Colbert, Actor and Comedian

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