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Northwestern University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at NU

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesA-
By Major
AnthropologyA-
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationA+
Chemical EngineeringA
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringB
CommunicationsA
Computer EngineeringA
EconomicsA
EducationB
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA-
EnglishA
FinanceB+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial Operations EngineeringA
JournalismA
MathA+
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Music - PerformanceB
OtherB+
Perfomance ArtsC+
PhilosophyA
PhysicsA
Political ScienceA
PreMed and MedicalA-
PreVet and VeterinaryA-
PsychologyB-
Public PolicyA+
SociologyB+
UndecidedA

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

Northwestern University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B

Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 B
Stanford University
 B
Brown University
 A-
Yale University
 B
Princeton University
 C+
University of Illinois Chicago
 A
F
A+

Surrounding City

... What made NU experience worthwhile is that Chicago is an amazing city ...Read full comment
... What made NU experience worthwhile is that Chicago is an amazing city ...Read full comment
... Northwestern is an ideal environment in which to examine life, meet brilliant and interesting people, and have fun in a terrific city ...Read full comment
... And last of all, the University refuses to pay property taxes to the city of Evanston, but of course utilizes all its services (police, fire, et...Read full comment
... It cost about $900 bucks a month to live on campus, that is why I live in the city, because it's cheaper ...Read full comment
... If you are thinking about a city school, and love that sense of diversity and the whole cosmopolitan scene, STAY AWAY ...Read full comment
... The city is a hop skip and a jump away so use it ...Read full comment
... If reenacting moments from the movie Old School in your free time is not your thing, theres always that little city called Chicago a short tra...Read full comment
... Adjusting to NU life was quite difficult in my first quarter because I had grown so accustomed to the thrill of city life ...Read full comment
... Between the top-notch academics, Big Ten sports, the beautiful campus, and close proximity to a world class city, you cannot ask for much more ....Read full comment
... Catch a movie, hit the beach, have a candlelit dinner or a quick burger, buy whatever you need - and if it tickles your fancy, head downtown to a...Read full comment
... I won't go on too much about the location, but being in Evanston, right next door to Chicago is perfect--lots to do and see, without feeling ...Read full comment
... The city taught me a lot, in addition to my education ...Read full comment
... What made NU experience worthwhile is that Chicago is an amazing city ...Read full comment
... pros: - the first suburb outside of a major city; chicago is easily accessible - big 10 sports - an incredible swimming and athletic facility (...Read full comment
... Beautiful city, lots of good restaurants and shopping ...Read full comment
... I would sum up the qhole university culture by pointing out that for my blood drive club we had more "Chairs" (publicity chair, tech chair, co pr...Read full comment
... We both ended up sleeping in the student lounge like refugee bums in a foreign far away city ...Read full comment
... Choose a college that offers you some atmosphere, having a big city near by is a huge plus ...Read full comment
... Keep telling yourself that the cold builds character (I'm from Chicago, the city) ...Read full comment
... 4) Even though Chicago is right next to you, no one ever goes into the city, because no one simply has the time and it's too much of a hassle ...Read full comment
... Nights where I get to talk about politics and philosophy, and go out to see the Chicago Symphony or laugh about Second City MADE MY TIME at NU AW...Read full comment
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