Northwestern University

Northwestern University is located in Evanston, Illinois, USA. Its acronym is simply NU. It serves over 18,000 students, both undergraduates and those in post-graduate studies. The fields of study at Northwestern include medicine, law, engineering, music, journalism, education, business, psychology and chemistry.

Northwestern was founded in 1851 by members who were affiliated with the local Methodist Episcopal Church. Although they were religious, they deemed that their admissions would remain non-sectarian. They wanted the school to serve all the people who lived in this newly developed territory. 

University Profile

Ranking #29
University Name Northwestern University
Acronym NU
Year Established 1851
Motto Quaecumque Sunt Vera
Motto in English Whatsoever Things Are True
Colors Purple and white


Address 633 Clark Street, Evanston, Illinois, United States
Phone +1 (847) 491 3741
Fax +1 (847) 467 2331
Website Northwestern University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Gender Men and Women
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