Northwestern University

Northwestern University
File:University Hall Northwestern.jpg
MottoQuaecumque sunt vera (Latin) Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.- 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)
LocationTemplate:Comma separated entries
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

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.

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. Retrieved July 1, 2011.

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