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Contact Information

Northwestern University
633 Clark St.
Evanston, IL 60208
URL: http://www.northwestern.edu
General Phone: (847)491-3741
Admissions: (847)491-7271
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Fast Facts

Control: Private (nonprofit)
Coed Status: Coeducational
Campus Setting: Small City
(< 100,000 residents)
Calendar System: Quarter
HBCU: No
Year Founded: 1851
School Colors: Royal Purple, White
School Nickname: Wildcats

Student Body (Fall 2008)

Total Student Population
(18,431 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 8,476
Graduates 8,456
Professional 1,499
Total Students 18,431
Part-Time 99
Full-Time 8,265
African American 459
American Indian 9
Asian American 1,542
Caucasian 4,840
Hispanic American 560
International 455
Not Specified 499
Male 3,935
Female 4,330

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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