History, Affiliations & Rankings
Northwestern University was founded way back on 31st May 1850 by a group of nine men determined to give higher education to natives of the Northwestern region. The classes began in 1855 with two faculty members and 10 students. The University has been ranked 31st in the QS Global World Ranking 2020 and 22nd in THE World University Rankings 2020. Northwestern University's ranking in the US News & World Report 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #9.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The university has 12 colleges and besides its main campus in Evanston, it has campuses in Chicago and Doha. It is a leading name in research with more than 90 school-based research centers and 50 university-based research centers with a focus on a variety of research areas. The university has 12 schools and colleges including its own hospital. The most popular majors at Northwestern University include Materials Science, Executive and Part-Time MBA, Law School, Chemistry, and Economics
Accomplishments & Alumni
The university has been granted $11 billion in the endowment from the government. The faculty members and alumni have received all the prestigious awards including Pulitzer, Nobel Prize, and all the leading fellowships. University is consistently ranked in the top 10 for almost all the leading majors ranging from Business to Medicine. Notable alumni of this university include Jeffory Blackard, Zach Braff, Clancy Brown, and Stephen Colbert to name a few.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Gender ratio at the university is equal with almost equal number of students in undergraduate courses. Northwestern University is a renowned university national and International, hence 98% of students are placed within 3 months of graduation. As many as 5,500 international students and scholars from more than 80 countries pursue their academic interests at Northwestern. Placements happen in academic, Private consulting firms, and Government organizations. Top employers include PWC, Deloitte, Unilever, Apple, Accenture, and so on.
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