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College Deliberately: Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and career located in the city of Evanston, IL. It is known for Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management and Business Administration and Management.

Northwestern University

place 633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208
phone Phone: (847) 491-3741
web Web: http://www.northwestern.edu/
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Accreditation

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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Northwestern University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1913-01-01 2025-08-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Northwestern University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Northwestern University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Northwestern University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Northwestern University.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
9% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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Northwestern University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 118
Lacrosse Women’s 36
Fencing Women’s 32

The complete list of sports at Northwestern University is available for members.

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Tuition for Northwestern University is in the 99.2 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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