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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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“lake michigan” (60 reviews)
“great school” (9 reviews)
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633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
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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.

Thank cheffranskitchenware
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...More

Thank Wildcat1616
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
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely afternoon with my friend to see an exceptional performance if "the Great Gatsby". Took a walk to the hotel lHilton Orrington for an after show drink. Lovely, lovely performance

Thank datiger194
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We live near the campus and visit it frequently. You do not have to be a student to enjoy all the campus offers - art exhibits, plays, movies and food. However, best of all is the beautiful campus.

Thank Dick S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

During a beautiful late summer Sunday, we took the children for a walk along the lakefront and the Northwestern campus. The atmosphere is academic and refreshing. The campus is well maintained and the paths are excellent for the children (3 and 4 years old) to...More

Thank FreqFlier2010
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Take a leisure walk there. Lovely campus. Has a solid balance of greenery and stone buildings. Campus is set right on the coast of Lake Michigan. Comfortable breeze during the spring, summer, and fall skips off Lake Michigan. During the Winter, you should make sure...More

Thank Acommon1
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went to see a field hockey match at Northwestern and had time to stroll along their beautiful lakefront before the game. It was a gorgeous sunny morning and the park was beautiful. The students have painted mostly creative sayings on the "rocks". We got...More

Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The campus is beautiful and everything is so pretty and green with the feel of Fall approaching. Obviously, since I have a son attending, I think that it's a great school. Wish you didn't have to purchase the meal plan just because you live on...More

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Our son just started at Northwestern, I have to say that it is the most beautiful campus that I've seen. I felt sorry that I had to leave! The town is gorgeous, with Victorian houses and tree-lined streets. My son's dorm is a block from...More

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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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heard6
11 April 2016|
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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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ladyontheroad
13 October 2015|
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Response from KelloggTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Steve D. gave a good answer. It's a nice walk through the Evanston neighborhood to the campus. Downtown Evanston is worth a visit as well.
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