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Northwestern University

United States of America

24th US-News World Ranking

Northwestern University Background

Northwestern University was established in 1851 in Evanston, Illinois. It has a 240 acre campus in Evanston, 25 acre campus in Chicago and a third campus in Doha, Qatar. It is ranked as one of the most elite schools in the Midwest.

Northwestern University Programs and Courses

Northwestern University is renowned for its courses in Journalism, Law, Business, Medicine, and Arts. It offers close to 190 majors through its 12 schools and colleges- Kellogg School of Management; Pritzker School of Law; College of Arts & Sciences; School of Communication; McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science; The Graduate School; Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; School of Medicine; School of Music; School of Professional Studies and School of Education & Social Policy. 

Northwestern University USP and Achievements 

The university has a student to faculty ratio of 7:1 and a total student population of more than 21,554. Of the total undergraduate students at Northwestern University, about 11% are international students. The university follows a quarter system and each term is of 10 weeks. Economics, Psychology, Political Science, Biology and Biological Sciences are the most popular majors at Northwestern University. The total budget of the university is more than $2 billion a year and the average grant aid received is about $32,000.

Northwestern University Notable Alumni

David Schwimmer (American actor, director, and producer), Mike Adamle (Sports anchor; former pro football player and TV host), Jeffory Blackard (Founder and CEO, Blackard Global)

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University Stats

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21205

Students

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8353

Undergraduates

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12855

Postgraduate

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3334

Faculty Strength

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6

Student Faculty Ratio

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13
%

Acceptance Rate

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$
54120

Tuition Fees

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$
16626

Living Cost

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$
3902

Other Fees

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3.5

Avg. GPA

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37

Avg. IB

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89
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD