Northwestern University Rankings and Review 2022
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Ranked #19 in the 2022 Ranking of the Best Colleges. Scroll down for the detailed rankings.
|School Colors||Purple and White|
|Athletic Conference||Big 10|
RealRank Ranking Categories
|Tuition Profile||High Cost private university|
Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;
Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.
|Academic Range||Medium Range|
|Medical||Off-campus in Chicago, Ill.|
|Core Science Breadth||Yes|
|Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth||Yes|
|Human Sciences / Education||Yes|
|Public Health / Urban Policy||No|
Here are some of the most famous alumni of Northwestern University. Are there any others that you strongly feel should make this list?
- Warren Beatty – Actor and Director.
- William Jennings Bryan – former U.S. Secretary of State.
- Stephen Colbert – Comedian and late-night talk show host.
- Alexander De Croo – Prime Minister of Belgium.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Actress.
- Arthur Goldberg – Justice of United States Supreme Court.
- Claudia López Hernández – Mayor of Bogota, Colombia.
- Charlton Heston – Actor.
- Meghan Markle – Actress, and wife of Prince Harry of the United Kingdom.
- George R. R. Martin – Author of Game of Thrones.
- Seth Meyers – Comedian and late-night talk show host.
- Pharrell Williams – Rap/Pop Music Artist.
- Ginni Rometty – CEO of IBM.
- David Schwimmer – Actor.
- John Paul Stevens – Justice of United States Supreme Court.
- Adlai Stevenson II – Former Ambassador to United Nations and candidate for President.
Any others you would add? What has been your experience at Northwestern, if you attended there?