About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is consistently one of the highest ranked private research and teaching universities in the United States. Founded in 1861 in Evanston, Illinois, the University today enrolls approximately 21,000 students across three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Doha, Qatar.
Northwestern creates and supports a diverse, inclusive community that fosters personal and intellectual growth by bringing together faculty, students, and staff to engage in a mutual exchange of ideas and experiences. Through pioneering teaching and research, the University creates a highly collaborative environment that exceeds traditional academic expectations.