Our campus in Qatar is educating the next generation of journalists and media professionals.

Our People

We're proud of our diverse community.

Northwestern Qatar students, faculty, staff represent nearly 60 nationalities. Our graduates join a growing network of creative, enterprising Northwestern Qatar alumni, as well as tens of thousands of Northwestern alumni in leadership and creative roles around the world.

Our home in Education City

Northwestern Qatar is part of the Qatar Foundation's Education City, a destination for artists and scientists, entrepreneurs and educators, researchers, and innovators.

We are one of six U.S. universities in Education City, the Qatar Foundation’s flagship initiative, a unique model of academic and research excellence, pioneering a new approach to multidisciplinary, global education and enabling breakthroughs that benefit Qatar and the rest of the world.

Rankings

Northwestern University ranks among the top universities in the world.

#9
National University (U.S.)

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

#11
College/University

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2022

#18
Best Value School

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

#24
World University

Times Higher Education, 2022

Become a student

Learn more about admission to Northwestern Qatar.