Northwestern University

Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private research university situated in Evanston, Illinois and downtown Chicago. The main campus of Northwestern University comprises 240 acres of land in Evanston along the shores of Lake Michigan. Most of Northwestern University's professional schools are located in the neighborhood of downtown Chicago. They are the following:

  • Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Kellogg School of Management (parts)
  • School of Law

The athletics teams of NU are nicknamed the Wildcats. Northwestern University has a number of intercollegiate athletics teams. It also consists of a number of club sports. The sports sponsored by NU include baseball, basketball, fencing, football, wrestling, soccer and softball. Among the distinguished alumni of Northwestern University are U.S. Senator and presidential candidate George McGovern, Nobel Prize-winning economist George J. Stigler, and Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow.

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African Studies
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European Studies/Civilization
Near And Middle Eastern Studies
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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Computer And Information Sciences, General
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Comparative Literature
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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