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For prospective students

Located on a scenic lakefront campus in Evanston, just 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, Northwestern University offers the best features of small-town and large-city living. There is easy access by public transportation to the cultural, sporting and recreational opportunities in one of the world's greatest cities.

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For alumni

Find ways to stay connected to the Economics department. Read our annual newsletter, stay in touch with classmates and give back to the department.

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