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Northwestern University

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)
Established 1851
Type Private
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)
Location Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Campus Evanston main campus, Suburban, 240 acres (97 ha);
Chicago campus, Urban, 25 acres (10 ha)
Colors      Purple
Athletics NCAA Division I, Big Ten
Mascot Willie the Wildcat
Affiliations Association of American Universities, COFHE

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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