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Address: 633 Clark St, Evanston, IL 60208-0001
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Love the campus for walking

We're on campus about every other day for walks. Love to see the view towards Chicago from its south end, and it's also interesting to see how the students have painted the rocks.

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Evanston, Illinois
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Evanston, Illinois
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416 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We're on campus about every other day for walks. Love to see the view towards Chicago from its south end, and it's also interesting to see how the students have painted the rocks.

Thank jaz79h
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

My daughter attends NU and loves it. Right on the water, beautiful buildings and green space, safe. Lots of areas to explore. I particularly enjoy the Shakespeare Garden and views from the new Admissions building. Nice that it's so easy to get downtown to Chicago from campus as well. Great vibe, nice people, excellent academics.

Thank Maria O
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

A beautiful campus. There are a lot of historical and modernized buildings it is worth a trip. A huge campus as well one part is facing a lake. Have Great view around and lake and feel relax strolling around

Thank Margaret L
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Letting someone in on a secret is like sharing a bottle of a sparkling beverage, it makes it that much better. And such is a visit to the small town of Evanston and the campus of Northwestern U. just 30 min .north of Chicago. The gtown is a conservative one, its roots go deep in temperance societies and the proper... More 

1 Thank camnowik98
Beijing, China
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

My wife graduated from Northwestern, so we had to see her dorm. Overall, its a nice enough suburban city campus, and if quiet suburb is what you want from your prospective college, but big city is nearby, Northwestern's a good campus. It seems that Northwestern is ranked highly by US News and World Report in a number of disciplines.

Thank FinPinkkid
Orlando, Florida
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276 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We visited with our daughter who is a rising senior in High School. We were very impressed with the campus and the kids. I hope our daughter get to go here.

Thank FromAway67
Austin, Texas
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238 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Both our children daughter and son have attended school here at this amazing university. Lots of green space, beautiful buildings some that are historic and others that are state of the art all adding beauty to the campus. It is nestled in a beautiful and historic town with lots of restaurants and cute shops near by. Parts of it are... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very pleasurable campus to walk around. Beautiful buildings and groups. Right on the water also. I recommend it!

Thank Timothy N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Our child attends northwestern university in Evanston. Highly rated university. Beautiful campus. Close proximity to Chicago. Our daughter is happy, and is thriving. The university offers our child the experiences and opportunities we hoped it would.

2 Thank Blankaddress1
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12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is the prettiest university I have even been to. The buildings are magnificent and the library is big! You have nice view from the university to the Chicago skyline.

Thank noyperi

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