Northwestern University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
19

Evanston, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    83.1
  • Teaching
    77.6
  • International outlook
    33.8
  • Industry income
    64.4
  • Research
    87.3
  • Citations
    98.2

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.