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Facts

Northwestern, at a glance.

Northwestern is more than a compass point on a map.

Consider this your introduction. Find facts about our colleges, faculty, students, budget and more. 

Academics

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.

#12 national university

#5 business school

#8 education school

#12 law school

#17 medical school

US News & World Report

$10.5 billiontotal endowment and other trust funds

Research

Northwestern is a leading research university that is home to more than 90 school-based centers and nearly 50 University research centers. With an interdisciplinary culture, our research spans a spectrum of areas including neuroscience, nanotechnology, biotechnology and drug discovery. 

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$620 million

annually in sponsored research

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