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Address: 633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
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Excellent Educational and Research Facility

My grandson enrolled in a summer program. I participated in start and graduation activities. It was well organized and professional in every way.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

My grandson enrolled in a summer program. I participated in start and graduation activities. It was well organized and professional in every way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Of course, there is always something happening at NU. And, the campus s beautiful, even in Winter. The basketball program is making history this year.

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Evanston, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I am an Evanston resident and often walk along the lakefront path and make my way up to Sheridan Road to walk through the campus. There is much in the way of architectural detail with the mixture of old and new buildings on the campus-library, churches, library, Norris Center, fraternity houses. During the weekday, you will certainly see a large... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful winter walk all around campus. Grab a coffee in the town of Evanston and enjoy a sunny February wander.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

As a former student and then 27 years of teaching in the medical school, I co tinge to marvel at the beauty of this campus. Head to the lakefront and the many walking paths and you'll have a wonderful outing. Beware the parking regulations but weekends have many spots free and the walk on the lakefront, with views of Chicago... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We have taken classes at the Evanston campus for some time. I am not a graduate of Northwestern, but my granddaughter is. The setting on the lake is beautiful. Great architecture.

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Wilmette, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

I've been to over 100 university campuses. The only one that has a more beautiful setting, that I've seen, is UCLA. The Lake Michigan setting at Northwestern is stunning, the buildings inspiring--everything from classical to modern (but not the usual brute 60's/'70's monstrosities). And, the town of Evanston is student friendly and cosmopolitan, with good restaurants and interesting stores.

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Oyster Bay, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

A beautifully set school on lake Michigan. Great scholastically and some wonderful architecture. The visitors center is new and worth the trip. Not every high schooler will get in here but if the school is on your list come take the tour.

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Yes, I'm an alum -- two degrees. And yes, many in my family have degrees from Northwestern. So maybe I'm biased. But, NU truly is one of the top universities in the nation (I think it's in the top 10). Outstanding and expanding facilities... superlative faculty (including a recent Nobel Prize winner in chemistry)... and a relatively small student population... More 

Thank Wildcat1616
Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

It doesn't get much better than EU. Not only is the education superior, but you are living in an area filled with cultural diversity,fantastice cheap eats and easy access to Chicago

Thank MidwestGal16

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