Northwestern University

The Northwestern University of the US has two campuses, the 240 acres main campus located in Evanston and the second 25 acres campus located in Chicago. During the academic session 2010 – 2011, the Northwestern University admitted more than 16,000 students in its undergraduate and professional study departments. This institute is one of the 62 study centers of the US affiliated to the Association of American Universities.

Name of the Institution Northwestern University
Location (Contact Details) Evanston main campus – 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-0818, United States

Ph. No. – 847-491-3741

Chicago campus – 303 East Superior Street, #5-121, Chicago, Illinois

Ph. No. – 312-503-8649

Email –

Ownership Private
Accreditation / Affiliation
  • Association of American Universities
  • The Consortium on Financing Higher Education
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional study programs
Departments / Branches
  • Communication
  • Continuing Studies
  • Education & Social Policy
  • Engineering
  • Applied Science
  • Journalism, Media & Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Law
  • Management
  • Music
  • Medicine
Admission Procedure / Eligibility Criteria Following items are needed for meeting admission requirements:

  • Application form duly filled up and signed
  • Secondary school examination mark sheet
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher of the last education institute the applicant attended
  • Application fee of $65 (non refundable)
  • Common Application and Northwestern University Supplement
Campus Placements On – Campus placement is common in Northwestern University. Students have to sit for the OCI test to participate in placement programs.
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Monetary Award Program
  • Northwestern University Scholarship
  • Good Neighbor, Great University Scholarship
  • Founders Scholarship
  • No – Loan Pledge Scholarship
  • Debt Cap Scholarship
  • Fermi Scholarship
  • Argonne Scholarship
  • QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship
  • National Merit Scholarship
Fee Structure
  • Non refundable tuition fees – $400
  • Fess for full time degree programs – starting from $13,864 per quarter
  • Fess for short term courses – starting from $4,934 per quarter
Examinations & Results
  • All applicants to undergraduate courses must sit for the ACT (American College Test) and the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
  • International applicants must submit examination results of IELTS or TOEFL
Established in the Year 1851
Facts & Figures
  • Northwestern University was built by John Evans after whom the municipality of Evanston has been named.
  • The university provides 124 undergraduate programs and 145 professional study courses
  • The university admitted only male students at the time of inception. Female students are also admitted now.
  • The Center for Measuring University Performance has listed the Northwestern University as one of the best research institutes in the US for the year 2010 – 2011
Events The upcoming events in Northwestern University are:

  • Kristin Carr’s Flute Recital
  • Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra
  • Claire Nalven on the Clarinet
  • Keyboard Conversations from Heart to Heart – The Romantic Music of Franz Liszt
  • Baroque Music Ensemble
  • Senior Recital by Marcus Shields
  • Charlie Birge & Austin Cooper on the Trombone
  • Flute Recital by Kate Bateman
  • Piano Recital by Talar Khosdeghian
  • Evening of Brass
  • Paul Ellison Bass Master Class
  • Vive la France
  • Andy Hudson on the Clarinet
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Distance Learning Distance Learning courses offered in the following subjects:

  • Medical Informatics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Public Policy & Administration