Northwestern is more than a compass point on a map.
Consider this your introduction. Find facts about our colleges, faculty, students, budget and more.
Northwestern is recognized nationally and internationally for its educational programs.
Northwestern is home to a dozen colleges and schools across three campuses: a 240-acre campus in Evanston, a 25-acre campus in Chicago and a third campus in Doha, Qatar.
Schools and Colleges
Our schools are listed below, with year of founding.
- Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences (1851)
- School of Communication (1878)
- School of Education & Social Policy (1926)
- McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science (1909)
- Graduate School (1910)
- Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications (1921)
- Pritzker School of Law (1859)
- Kellogg School of Management (1908)
- Feinberg School of Medicine (1859)
- Bienen School of Music (1895)
- School of Professional Studies (1933)
- Northwestern University in Qatar (2008)
#12 national university
#5 business school
#10 education school
#10 law school
#17 medical school
US News & World Report
$9.8 billiontotal endowment and other trust funds
Northwestern is a leading research university that is home to more than 90 school-based centers and more than 50 University research centers. With an interdisciplinary culture, our research spans a spectrum of areas including neuroscience, nanotechnology, biotechnology and drug discovery.
annually in sponsored research