Northwestern University

Referred to by locals as "Northwestern" or just "NU", Northwestern University is one of the most prestigious private research universities in the United States. While based in Evans, Illinois, Northwestern University also has campuses in Chicago, Illinois and Doha, Qatar. Altogether, Northwestern offers over 270 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in an array of fields and discplines. The university comprises 12 academic schools and colleges.

Northwestern was established in the early 1850s by John Evans, a wealthy politician, in cooperation with several local businessmen and the United Methodist Church. Today, Northwestern is situated next Lake Michigan just north of Chicago on 240 acreas. The university's law, medical and professional schools all operated out of Northwestern's Chicago campus and its journalism and communications programs are offered that Doha, Qatar campus.

Northwestern is one of the largest doctoral-level research universities in the United States. Over $550 million in research is sponsored through Northwestern University every year. With nearly $10 billion, the university also has one of the largest endowments of any university in the nation. Next to Harvard and Stanford, Northwestern is one of the hardest schools to get into. As of 2015, Northwestern had an undergraduate acceptance rate of just 13%.

In addition to providing a world-class academic offering, Northwestern also offers student athletes the opportunity to complete in 19 intercollegiate sports. Northwestern competes in the NCAA's Division 1 Big Ten Conference.


Northwestern University is regionally accredited through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Northwestern holds specialized professional accreditation for its psychology, law, chemistry, engineering, medicine, business, music, education and journalism programs. Currently, Northwestern offers over 120 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate degrees and professional programs.

While the university offers a comprehensive selection of graduate degrees and professional programs, most of students at Northwestern are enrolled in undergraduate level degree programs. Accelerated, honors and dual degree programs are offered in engineering, science, journalism, medicine and mathematics. Many of the university's graduate degree programs are also open to undergraduate students.

Kellogg School of Management

The Kellogg School of Management, commonly referred to as "Kellogg", is currently one of the top ranked business schools in the United States. Kellogg offers both full-time and part-time MBA programs, as well as an executive MBA program for aspiring managers and executives. Partnerships with schools in China, Spain, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, India and several other countries, make Kellogg one the most diverse and international business schools in the nation. Degrees offered through Kellogg include MBA, PhD, MBA-JD, MMM and MBA + MDI dual degree.

Currently, Kellogg is ranked among the top 10 business schools in the nation by US News, BusinessWeek and the The Economist. BusinessWeek recently ranked Kellogg's part-time MBA program number one in the nation.

Online Degrees

Northwestern University now offers online and blending learning opportunities for students at the undergraduate and graduate levels through its School of Professional Studies (SPS). Students are able to participate in online master's degrees and certificate programs in various fields of study and disciplines. However, most students opt to pursue their degree in a blended fashion where they participate in on-campus classes as well as online classes.

General Information

Phone Number: (847) 491-3741
Address: 633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 9,400+ undergrad, 11,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Bachelor's Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 38,520
Out-of-State Tuition $ 38,535
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 7 to 1
Website Address:

Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees CERT BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology Biological Sciences
Botany Plant Biology
Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
Developmental Biology and Embryology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business Commerce
Business Managerial Economics
E-commerce Electronic Commerce
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration
International Business Trade Commerce
Labor and Industrial Relations
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
Marketing Marketing Management
Non-profit Public Organizational Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Real Estate
Transportation Mobility Management
Communication and Journalism
Communication and Media Studies
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia
General Communication and Journalism
Radio and Television
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Information Science Studies
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Science
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering
General Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Engineering Industrial Management
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African Studies
African-american Black Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Area Studies
Asian Studies
European Studies
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american Studies
Women's Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology Audiologist
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dental Clinical Sciences
Genetic Counseling Counselor
Health Health Care Administration Management
Health Information Medical Records Administration Administrator
Health Medical Preparatory Programs
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Health and Medical Administrative Services
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling
Medical Scientist
Physical Therapy Therapist
Pre-medicine Pre-medical Studies
Public Health
Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Legal Professions and Studies
Advanced Legal Research Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
Legal Studies
Programs For Foreign Lawyers
Tax Law Taxation
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Intercultural Multicultural and Diversity Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Science, Technology and Society
Systems Science and Theory
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish Judaic Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Geology Earth Science
Materials Science
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Community Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Science Technologies Technicians
Science Technologies Technicians
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Urban Studies Affairs
Theology and Religious Vocations
Religious Sacred Music

Company Information
About Us
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use