Northwestern University is located in the burbs of Chicago. Northwestern University is a great undergraduate school with a rich history. ItÂ´s school of journalism is one of the best in the country as well. It is is a nonsectarian, coeducational, private research university located in Evanston, Illinois and downtown Chicago, Illinois, United States. Northwestern’s main campus is a 240-acre parcel in Evanston, along the shore of Lake Michigan. Although some of its campus is located in downtown Chicago in the Streetview District.
Chicago has a great nightlife scene, and a great artists community.