Northwestern is recognized both nationally and internationally for the quality of its educational programs at all levels.U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the University's undergraduate programs among the best in the country.

Among graduate programs, the Kellogg School of Management regularly ranks among the top five business schools in the country for both its traditional curriculum and its executive master's program. U.S. News & World Report 2013 rankings placed Northwestern's School of Law 12th, the Feinberg School of Medicine 18th.

More than $500 million in sponsored research.


More than $500 million in sponsored research.



  • Northwestern's libraries hold more than 5 million volumes, 4.6 million microforms, and 94,000 current periodicals and serials. In addition, it boasts more than 700 databases and 6,000 electronic journals.

Chicago Health Services

Evanston Health Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Student Life

Northwestern offers a wide range of recreational options, including varsity and intramural sports, art exhibitions, performances, and more. Students have abundant opportunities to showcase their talents, explore an interest, and cheer on their classmates.

Whether living in a residence hall, residential college, or off-campus housing, the Evanston and Chicago communities are charming and lively places to call home.

The Northwestern community shines at annual events that celebrate Wildcat pride.

The University Police Department and other University offices provide a full range of services that keep Northwestern’s campuses safe 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


1998 - Professor John Pople is awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

2010 - Professor Dale Mortensen is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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