Northwestern University
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1851
Address: 633 Clark Street
Introduction

Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities
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2017
25
2018
29
2019
30
2020
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2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Chemistry
4
Materials Science & Engineering
5
Psychology
7
Mechanical Engineering
10
Economics
11
Finance
13
Communication
15
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
17
Key Statistics
25614
Total Enrollment
20.0%
International Students
9906
Undergraduate Enrollment
/
International Students
15708
Graduate Enrollment
/
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
African American Studies
African and Asian Languages
African Studies
American Studies
Animate Arts
Anthropology
Anthropology (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Applied Mathematics
Art History
Art History (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Art Theory and Practice
Asian American Studies
Asian and Middle East Studies
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences: Human Body (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
Business Enterprise
Business Institutions
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemistry
Chicago Field Studies
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Classics
Cognitive Science
Communication Studies
Communication Studies (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Communication Systems (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Comparative Literary Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computing and Information Systems
Conducting and Ensembles
Creative Writing for the Media
Critical Theory
Dance
Drama
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Economics
Economics (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Design
Engineering Design and Communication
English
English and American Literature (through the School of Continuing Studies)
English Writing (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Environmental Policy and Culture
Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy
Environmental Studies (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Ethics and Civil Life
European Studies
Film and Media Studies
Financial Economics
Fine and Performing Arts (through the School of Continuing Studies)
French and Italian
Gender Studies
German
Global Health Studies
History
History (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Honors Program in Medical Education (HPME)
Human Communication Sciences
Human Development and Psychological Services
Humanities
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Integrated Marketing Communication Certificate
Integrated Science
International Studies
Jazz Studies
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Learning and Organizational Change
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Managerial Analytics
Manufacturing and Design Engineering (MaDE)
Materials Science
Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences
Mathematics
Mathematics (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Mathematics Experience for Undergraduates (MENU)
Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Biosciences
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Technology
Music Theatre
Music Theory and Cognition
Musicology
Organization Behavior (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Performance Studies
Philosophy
Philosophy (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Physics and Astronomy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Political Science (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Psychology
Psychology (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Radio/Television/Film
Radio/Television/Film (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Religion
Science in Human Culture
Secondary Teaching
Service Learning
Slavic Language and Literatures
Social Policy
Sociology
Sociology (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Sound Design
Spanish and Portuguese
Statistics
Strings Performance
Theatre
Transportation and Logistics
Undergraduate Leadership
Undergraduate Premedical Scholars Program
Urban Studies
Voice and Opera Performance
Wind and Percussion Performance
Writing Program
Graduate Programs
Accounting Information and Management PhD
African Studies
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Art History
Art Theory and Practice
Audiology PhD
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Biotechnology Training Program
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Clinical Investigation
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research and Regulatory Administration (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Cognitive Science Specialization
Communication
Communication Sciences and Disorders PhD
Communication Studies PhD
Comparative and Historical Social Sciences
Comparative Literary Studies
Computer Information Systems (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Directing
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Economics PhD
Education
Education Sciences
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering Design and Innovation
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Engineering and Science
Environmental Geotechnics
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Executive Masters of Laws (LLM) Programs
Executive MBA Program
Finance PhD
French and Italian
Gender Studies
Genetic Counseling
Geotechnical Engineering
German Literature and Critical Thought
Global Health Technology
Graduate Program in Law and Business
Health Services and Outcomes Research
Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety
History
Human Development and Social Policy (HDSP)
Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Information Technology
Integrated Graduate Program in the Life Sciences
Integrated Marketing Communications
Interdepartmental Biological Sciences Graduate Program (IBiS)
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
International Executive MBA Programs
Italian Studies
JD
JD (International Lawyers)
JD-LLM in International Human Rights
JD-LLM in Taxation
JD-MBA
JD-PhD
Journalism
Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC)
Learning Disabilities
Learning Sciences Master's Program
Learning Sciences PhD
Liberal Studies (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Life and Biomedical Sciences
Life Sciences and Public Health
Linguistics
Literature (through the School of Continuing Studies)
LLM in International Human Rights
LLM in Taxation (Full-Time)
LLM in Taxation (Part-Time)
Management and Organization and Sociology PhD
Management and Organization PhD
Management Program in Design and Operations
Managerial Communication
Managerial Economics and Strategy PhD
Marital and Family Therapy
Marketing PhD
Materials Science and Engineering
Mathematics
MBA (Full-Time): One-Year Program
MBA (Full-Time): Two-Year Program
MBA (Part-Time)
Mechanical Engineering
Media, Technology and Society
Medical Anthropology
Medical Humanities and Bioethics
Medical Informantics (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Medical Scientist Training Program: Combined MD and PhD
MMM Program: Combined MBA and MMM
Multidisciplinary Program in Education Sciences (MPES)
Music
Music Composition PhD
Music Education
Music Education and Piano Pedagogy
Music Education and String Pedagogy
Music Technology
Music Theory and Cognition
Musicology
Neurobiology and Physiology
Northwestern Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (NUIN)
Northwestern University Institute for Neuroscience (NUIN)
NU-TEACH Alternative Certification
Operations Management PhD
Performance Studies
Philosophy PhD
Physical Therapy and Human Movement Science
Physics and Astronomy
Piano Performance
Plant Biology and Conservation PhD
Political Science
Product Development
Prosthetics-Orthotics
Psychology
Public Health (MPH)
Public Health: Combined MD/MPH
Public Policy and Administration (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Quality Assurance and Regulatory Science (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Religion
Screen Cultures
Slavic Languages and Literatures
Social Enterprises at Kellogg (SEEK)
Sociology
Speech and Language Pathology
Sports Administration (through the School of Continuing Studies)
Stage Design
Statistics
String Performance
Structural Engineering and Materials
Technology and Social Behavior
Technology Industry Management
Theatre and Drama
Theoretical and Applied Mathematics
Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning
Voice and Opera Performance
Wind and Percussion Performance
Writing for the Screen and Stage