Northwestern University

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Northwestern University
Type Private non-profit
Established 1851 (1851)
President Morton O. Schapiro
Provost Daniel I. Linzer
Location Evanston, Illinois, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Purple
Nickname Wildcats

Northwestern University (NU) is a private non-profit research university based in Evanston, Illinois, with campuses in Chicago, Illinois and Doha, Qatar. The university is composed of twelve schools and colleges. Northwest is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled almost 21,000 students, and it ranked 12 among national universities and 13 in "Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Informatics (with three specializations)
"MHI students come from a range of backgrounds that are reflected in three distinct program specializations: Clinical Informatics, Health Technology Informatics, and Health Administration Informatics." Credit hours may vary per program.
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Health and Biomedical Informatics
?? credit hours, "emphasis on clinical informatics, clinical research informatics, and public health informatics"
Available online? No
Program URL:

Predoctoral Fellowship
"One year with possibility of one-year renewal; supports tuition and stipend (at Chicago Campus level)"
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  2. "Northwestern University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 17 November 2016.