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Northwestern University
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Motto Quaecumque sunt vera (Latin) Ὁ Λόγος πλήρης χάριτος καὶ ἀληθείας- Ho logos pleres charitos kai aletheias (Greek)
Motto in English
Whatsoever things are true (Philippians 4:8 AV) The word full of grace and truth (Gospel of John 1:14)
Type Private
Established 1851
Endowment US $6.3 billion
President Morton O. Schapiro
Provost Daniel I. Linzer
Academic staff
approximately 3,108 full-time faculty
Undergraduates 8,425 (10–11)
Postgraduates 10,759 (10–11)
Evanston and Chicago
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Campus Evanston main campus, Suburban, 240 acres (97 ha);
Chicago campus, Urban, 25 acres (10 ha)
Colors      Purple
Athletics NCAA Division I, Big Ten
Affiliations Association of American Universities, COFHE
Mascot Willie the Wildcat

Northwestern University is a university in Evanston, Illinois, and Chicago, Illinois. It is very prestigious and selective. It has many people who learn and also people who teach.

The university is known most for providing a strong education in economics (the study of the economy), linguistics (the study of language), political science (the study of politics), and mathematics (the study of numbers).

There is another university in Chicago, the University of Chicago.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Universidad del Noroeste para niños

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