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Why Northwestern?

We believe a top-tier education, world-class faculty, cutting-edge resources, a supportive environment and a great location all make Northwestern University second-to-none for higher learning. 

Prospective Students

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Top-Tier Education

Northwestern University is ranked among the best universities in the world thanks to innovative research, top facilities, world-class faculty, and ambitious students. Learn more about what we have to offer.

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World-Class Faculty

Our faculty are leaders in their field. They are Nobel Prize laureates, Tony Award winners, Guggenheim Fellows, MacArthur Fellows, and more. Search the database to learn more about the research of specific faculty, or view a list of those recently honored by TGS for excellence.

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Cutting-Edge Resources

Northwestern University is a leading research university with an annual budget of $2 billion and sponsored research in excess of $500 million, and our library system boasts more than 4.6 million volumes. Learn more.

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Supportive Environment

Our supportive graduate community is committed to the success of its members. Develop your professional skills and network with fellow graduate students through one of the many student groups and activities.

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Great Location

Students can take advantage of the cultural and professional opportunities found both in Evanston and Chicago. Learn more about what you can experience here.