Student Life

Student Life

Student Life

Northwestern University is located in the vibrant city of Evanston and is a short commute from downtown Chicago. Students choose to live in Evanston and other locations in the Chicagoland area, depending on personal preference and internship or job location. Affordable housing options abound within close proximity to both Evanston and Chicago campuses. Our location also allows students to take advantage of more than 30 colleges and universities for internships and full-time jobs.


The Higher Education Student Association (HESA) is a student-run group in the MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy program. HESA student leaders plan social outings, professional development opportunities, networking events and other activities for students. All students belong to HESA, and leadership opportunities are available annually.

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MS in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program

2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
Northwestern University

Phone: 847/491-7526