Northwestern University is a private research university with 12 schools and more than 21,000 students across three campuses. Beyond being a dynamic learning organization, research thrives at Northwestern University, with teams working to solve society's problems and facilitate clinical and commercial use of their innovations.
Northwestern is one of the world’s premier research institutions encompassing 3,300 full-time faculty members, 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 6,500 full and part-time staff. Ranked 11th among national universities, Northwestern is recognized around the world for its extraordinary and innovative research and other educational programs. Our environment is a unique one. It is one that unites knowledge, and ideas, ambition and imagination, hard work and joy. Differences are central to broadening our perspectives, creating thoughtful leaders, and sparking new ideas. We are diligent about creating an environment that is inclusive and truly diverse. We welcome you to learn more about who we are!