Northwestern University

private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

Northwestern University is a university in Evanston, Illinois, and Chicago, Illinois. It is very prestigious and selective. It has many people who learn and also people who teach.

Northwestern University
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MottoQuaecumque sunt vera (Latin) Ὁ Λόγος πλήρης χάριτος καὶ ἀληθείας- Ho logos pleres charitos kai aletheias (Greek)
Motto in English
Whatsoever things are true (Philippians 4:8 AV) The word full of grace and truth (Gospel of John 1:14)
EndowmentUS $6.3 billion[1]
PresidentMorton O. Schapiro
ProvostDaniel I. Linzer
Academic staff
approximately 3,108 full-time faculty
Undergraduates8,425 (10–11)
Postgraduates10,759 (10–11)
Evanston and Chicago
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CampusEvanston main campus, Suburban, 240 acres (97 ha);
Chicago campus, Urban, 25 acres (10 ha)
Colors     Purple
AthleticsNCAA Division I, Big Ten
AffiliationsAssociation of American Universities, COFHE
MascotWillie the Wildcat

The university is known most for providing a strong education in economics (the study of the economy), linguistics (the study of language), political science (the study of politics), and mathematics (the study of numbers). There is also a Medical school named Feinberg School of Medicine.

There is another university in Chicago, the University of Chicago.


  1. Claire Brown (October 7, 2010). "In Focus: Northwestern's endowment bounces back". Daily Northwestern. Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved July 1, 2011.

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