Northwestern University

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Northwestern University
University Hall Northwestern.jpg
MottoQuaecumque sunt vera (Latin) Ὁ Λόγος πλήρης χάριτος καὶ ἀληθείας- 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)
TypePrivate
Established1851
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)
LocationEvanston and Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
CampusEvanston main campus, Suburban, 240 acres (97 ha);
Chicago campus, Urban, 25 acres (10 ha)
Colors     Purple
AthleticsNCAA Division I, Big Ten
Wildcats
AffiliationsAssociation of American Universities, COFHE
MascotWillie the Wildcat
Websitenorthwestern.edu

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 another university in Chicago, the University of Chicago.

References[change | change source]

  1. Claire Brown (October 7, 2010). "In Focus: Northwestern's endowment bounces back". Daily Northwestern. Retrieved July 1, 2011.