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Northwestern University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Based in Chicago and Evanston, Northwestern University was ranked 26th in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017 and QS Graduate Employability Rankings ® 2017.

Northwestern University ranks among the top 20 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings® by Subject for chemistry, materials science, communications and media studies, economics and econometrics, business and management studies and performing arts.
32
2016
26
2017
=28
2018
  • 84.8
    Overall Score
  • 91.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 75.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 76.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.6
    Faculty Student
  • 57.9
    International Faculty
  • 55
    International Students
=6
2014
5
2015
7
2016
10
2017
  • 89.1
    Overall Score
  • 94.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 94.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 59
    Employer Reputation
  • 87.5
    H-index Citations
26
2017
32
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 76.8
    Overall Score
  • 97.8
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 45.2
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 60.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.3
    Graduate Employment Rate
  • 81.4
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,231
International
1,141

Number of students

18,675
Postgraduate 55%
Undergraduate 45%

Number of international students

3,422
Postgraduate 79%
Undergraduate 21%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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