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College Deliberately: Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a very large, private not-for-profit, four or more years University that emphasizes research, culture and citizenship located in the city of Evanston, IL.

Northwestern University

place 633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208
phone Phone: (847) 491-3741
web Web: http://www.northwestern.edu
No alternative names found

Accreditation

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.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Northwestern UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1928
Northwestern UniversityAudiology (AUD) – Graduate degree programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1970
Northwestern UniversityHealth Services Administration (HSA) – Graduate programs in health services administration
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
No longer recognized by the USDE*
recognized by the CHEA*
ProgramAccredited1974
Northwestern UniversityTheatre (THEA) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1989
Northwestern UniversityMarriage and Family Therapy (MFT) – Clinical training programs at the master’s, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2006
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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162
Bachelor’s degree
157
Master’s degree
78
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
6
Doctor’s degree – professional practice

sportSports

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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