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About Northwestern

Northwestern at a glance

#9 national university

#6 business school

#10 education school

#10 law school

US News & World Report

8,016full and part-time staff

Points of pride

Explore some of the aspects of Northwestern's distinctive academic environment.

Chad Mirkin in lab

High-impact Research

The university benefits from over $1B annually in sponsored research.
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Football players celebrating

Big Ten Sports

Northwestern is home to 19 intercollegiate athletic teams.
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Awards and accolades