Northwestern University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
26

Evanston, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    76.2
  • Teaching
    66.3
  • International outlook
    35.3
  • Industry income
    56.6
  • Research
    75.5
  • Citations
    98.6

With Ann-Margret, Warren Beatty and Charlton Heston among its alumni, Northwestern's annual musical revue, Waa-Mu, has launched scores on the thespian path. A private university on the shores of Lake Michigan, its 240-acre campus accommodates more than 16,000 students taught by around 2,500 staff.