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Northwestern University

633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
+1 847-491-3741
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“lake michigan” (60 reviews)
“great school” (9 reviews)
633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
+1 847-491-3741
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My son and I visited for a college tour and by the time we were done, Northwestern made such a positive impression that he might just go there, if he's fortunate enough to get in. The campus is simply incredible and you can see why...More

Thank Lawrence G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have picked a nicer day to visit - gorgeous campus, friendly people everywhere we went. Lots of new construction. Impressive.

Thank AFM33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Evanston is the underdog in this relationship. Northwestern has so much money they keep erecting buildings by the lake. They are modern forts serving the rich kids from all over the world.

Thank Mamanconleche
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Northwestern has a gorgeous campus and it spreads out in numerous neighborhoods. I like the area where there are walks along the lake- but those can be challenging in cold or windy weather! There are beautiful Gothic buildings, modern buildings and everything inbetween. The campus...More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The campus is situated north of the City of Chicago overlooking Lake Michigan. It has amazing modern glass buildings mixed in with old, classy 1890's stone buildings. A beautiful lake park greets you on the south entrance to the school where you can go sailing...More

Thank Javier Y
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A walk around the lake front is amazing! You can walk , bike... The view back at Chicago is gorgeous

Thank Marybeth C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Northwestern is doing expansion, renovations, utility upgrades, and redoing a main road with added bike paths so expect to see an epic battle of the diggers and fillers. That said, you still should go see this beautiful campus on Lake Michigan. It has ultra-modern buildings...More

Thank NCR_Flyer
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We are starting the college tours and Northwestern's is very good. Walkable campus and a beautiful location on Lake Michigan. I recommend one of the smaller school tours in addition to the general one.

Thank iowa_mom_ks
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning campus. Beautiful to walk thru ...makes you wish you went to school here. The lake and the grounds attract students and locals alike. Beautiful view of Chicago.

Thank Pamela Z
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We drove and walked around the campus to look at many of the old and new buildings. I especially liked the buildings by the lake that had great views of the lake and Chicago.

Thank Diane K
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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.