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Northwestern University

633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
+1 847-491-3741
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633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
+1 847-491-3741
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a nice university that makes for a pleasant walk. You can visit the Great Lake and even get a bite to eat at a bagel shop. If you get lost looking for food near campus, you might end up accidentally discovering the nuclear physics...More

Thank Elsa M
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I went on a college tour and the students leading it were very friendly and informative. The buildings and surrounding scenery is very beautiful! Lake Michigan is right against the college. I would definitely recommend coming here!

Thank epeterson23
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I regularly take courses offered by the NU Alumni Assn. They are taught by outstanding profs, and the subjects are always fascinating. This coming semester I am taking a music curse from one of my favorite profs, and course on Hamilton, which should be fun....More

Thank docmitz82
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Lovely Evanston campus, right on Lake Michigan with a new Sailing Center. This school is on a quarter system, which is brutal on the students, staff and faculty. They have over 500 job openings which tells you something about the culture. They want entry level...More

Thank Liketotravel2thesun
Reviewed 9 December 2017

there are some attractions you can take a look inside the campus, but there is no clear indication where the Charles Deering library building is, yet the Alice Millar Chapel and the Levere memorial temple are quite beautiful.

Thank ELKW
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Walked the entire width and length of Northwestern University today. It’s a beautiful campus with many interesting new buildings alongside the more traditional and original edifices. The walk along the waterfront of Lake Michigan, with the skyline of Chicago on the horizon, is always a...More

Thank Edith G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Excellent teacher! The class has been a difficult subject matter, but I am learning many interesting facts I did not know about.

Thank mickeygo2016
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Northwestern Campus is located right beside Lake Michigan and is filled with lovely old buildings, exciting new buildings, art spaces and spectacular views. Take a stroll and enjoy it. It will make you want to become a student again and forever.

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Beautiful campus, wonderful facilities and a lake view are only the most obvious things that make this place a hit. My daughter will definitely be applying—she was blown away!

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Northwestern is a beautiful campus with many modern and historical buildings. We had walking tour by ourselves on sunny day in October.

Thank Fellow_Traveler_CA
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Edouardo A
1 September 2016|
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Response from capizfamily | Reviewed this property |
Contact Northwestern University at (847)-491-3741 Evanston campus or (312) 503-8649 Chicago campus.
12 April 2016|
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Response from FromAway67 | Reviewed this property |
We did public transportation. From Midway, you can transfer from the orange line to the purple line, but the purple only runs all the way to downtown from Evanston during am and pm peaks. If it is off peak you take the... More
14 October 2015|
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Response from KelloggTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Steve D. gave a good answer. It's a nice walk through the Evanston neighborhood to the campus. Downtown Evanston is worth a visit as well.