Northwestern University

, IL,
4.26 Average Rating

Northwestern University is based in Evanston, Illinois, with two other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar. It is a private research institution known for the Medill School of Journalism, Kellogg School of Management, and Bienen School of Music. This “most selective” university is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as #11 in National Universities.


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  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
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Average ACT Composite: 34
Average SAT Composite: 1460

What Students Are Saying

4.26 Average Rating
Northwestern is a great school, blending first class academics and Big 10 sports in a way that typically isn't seen among comparable universities. Students are bright and are typically highly motivated, passionate, and active in leadership roles. The campus boasts the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan and lush green lawns with many historic and stately buildings.
Kayla from Camdenton, MO
Northwestern University is a top-tier university and is sometimes considered the ivy of the Midwest. It has a beautiful, lakeside campus and is just a train ride away from Chicago, providing endless opportunities and adventures. The university also
Melissa from Florida

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