PO Box 3060, 1801 Hinman AvenueEvanston, IL 60204-3060 847-491-7271
http://www.northwestern.edu ug-admission@northwestern.edu
About Northwestern University
  • Year of Foundation 1851
  • Size of Campus 240 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 8,023
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 75%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $38,088
  • Room and Board $11,703
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee 65
  • Enrollment No. 8,364
Northwestern University is a private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago in Illinois, United States. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Dance Marathon, Homecoming, Armadillo Day, Associated Student Government, Asian Christian Ministry, Activities and Organization Board, Arts Alliance.
  • Number of frat chapter houses 17
  • Number of frats 23
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Deru, Eta Kappa Nu, Gamma Sigma Alpha, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Golden Key, Kappa Alpha Pi, Kappa Tau Alpha, Kappa Theta Epsilon, Mortar Board, National Residence Hall Honorary, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omega Chi Epsilon, Om
  • Number of sororities 19
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student Affairs, A & O Productions, Alianza (Hispanic), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. , Alternative Student Breaks, Asian American Student Affairs, Asian American Students United, Asian Pacific American C
  • Percent students who are frat members 32%
  • Number of students in fraternities 23
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited, other
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 38%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Antioch Ministries, Asian American Christian Ministry, Baptist Student Union, Bethlehem Lutheran Student Fellowship (Missouri Synod), Buddhist Study Group, Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Science Organization, Christia
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (17), Chicago (28)
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago (12)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chicago (12)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 90%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 65%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 62
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 4,603,824
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 83,244
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities There are five libraries on the Evanston campus and three on the Chicago campus.
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Microforms 4,405,025
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Block Art Museum, Catalysis Center, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Dearborn Observatory, McCormick Tribune Center for use by students in the Medill School of Journalism, The Arthur and Gladys Pancoe-Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Life Sciences Pavillion, Cen
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 41,693
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 39,010
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 49%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Illinois, Chicago)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,257
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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