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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. 

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This university is ranked as #32 Top University in the world by QS World University Rankings.

University Profile

University Name Northwestern University
Acronym NU
Year Established
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
Email Click here to send email

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Information on Admission
Information on Undergraduate Admission
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