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Northwestern University

633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
+1 847-491-3741
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“lake michigan” (65 reviews)
“great school” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
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+1 847-491-3741
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"beautiful campus"
in 66 reviews
"lake michigan"
in 65 reviews
"great school"
in 10 reviews
"student population"
in 6 reviews
"sailing center"
in 4 reviews
"world class"
in 8 reviews
"new construction"
in 3 reviews
"restaurants and shops"
in 3 reviews
"great town"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 6 reviews
"ivy league"
in 4 reviews
"located right"
in 5 reviews
"downtown evanston"
in 8 reviews
"football game"
in 4 reviews
"top notch"
in 4 reviews
"sheridan road"
in 3 reviews
"nu"
in 24 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Check out this great school and see if you want to go there, its a good one but be prepared for the lake effect of great spring, fall and summer winds but gotcha in the winter..... Always highly rated!

Thank batten2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Go to a football game. Walk around the campus. You could go to any number of other sporting events and visit the Block Museum.

Thank sbp0713
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Spectacular school. Beautiful scenic walk right on Lake Michigan with awesome views of Chicago! Grounds also beautiful with a nice mix of old and new buildings. Easy walk from downtown Evanston

Thank P4559CUmarkk
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful campus right on Lake Michigan. The buildings are a nice mixture of old and new. It is a great walking tour with stunning views. The students were friendly and we felt very welcomed on campus.

Thank tracyd299
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice waterfront path and gardens to explore. I live a block away, so it's part of my 5 mile afterwork distressing walk. They own a ton of the waterfront, so the walk has to be nice.

Thank Josie T
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I admit I am a college snob. I went to what I think is the most beautiful school in America- Princeton. But I have to say northwestern comes really close. The setting on the shore of Lake Michigan was beautiful. Even on a cold, windy...More

Thank jonadoc
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I know most who come to NU are parents and prospective undergrads but this is really interesting place to tour too. So just show up and tag along inconspicuously behind a young person recruiting undergrads. Best food is at Kellogg biz school and "free" but...More

Thank EsmeBennion
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 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
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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
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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
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Carol L
23 February 2018|
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Response from Lawrence G | Reviewed this property |
There’s a parking garage on campus
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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.
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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
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