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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 6 days ago

Walked around campus on a Sunday afternoon. Quiet as most students were gone having recently graduated. There are many beautiful buildings (the library especially) and make sure you see the pond and walk along the lake front. Enough buildings were open so you can find...More

Thank Z8554KFlisah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful campus with a nice mixture of historical and modern buildings. Downtown Evanston seems to complement the university well and provide train access to Chicago. Appears to have an engaged student population.

Thank OtownGator82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for a conference and had a wonderful time. The campus is stunningly beautiful in the summer. To me it felt like it's a huge park with some buildings scattered in it. There is lots of shade which is really nice in the...More

Thank Aeneken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you have no interest in the University it offers a beautiful walk along the lake and past many interesting historic University buildings.

Thank Judy_B_SF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot say enough good things about this school. Excellent academic reputation for most majors including engineering, theatre, journalism, and economics. Located on Lake Michigan, with views from the beach, of Chicago. Very motivated students. The town of Evanston offers many restaurants and shops, for the...More

Thank suzyd43
Reviewed 10 May 2017

One of the best university in the country. The campus is quite big, with some very nice buildings (especially the latest ones over the lake). Check out the new Kellogg building. Amazing!.

Thank Francesco G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Was here for a workshop, but having a little time outside of meetings to explore the campus during the spring time was great. Tulips, daffodils, green lawns, some fragrant bush flowers. Very beautiful campus on the lake.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting the campus. It is a great walking campus with lots to see. Especially liked the walk near the lake. I also found the food on the campus to be very good. Recommend seeing the church on campus.

Thank Mac D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We've seen lots of theater there and other off classes for fun, their sailing school is second to none! Location and the town are unique and diverse. The area is on the water and architecture outstanding

Thank Marnie B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a fantastic school. My daughter was admitted to the class of 2021. We spent the day touring campus and attending informational

Thank Michele A
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Edouardo A
How can i procceed to be a student in the university.?
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.
We are heading up with our son to visit Northwestern and wondering if there is easy public transportation from Evanston into Chicago or if we'll have to drive if we want to go into the city.
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
While we're visiting Chicago we want to visit the campus. If we're taking the L or a bus from downtown , which is the best stop to use for the main part of campus? i can't tell which is the primary entrance.
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.