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Our Students’ Stories

Northwestern University is located on the shore of beautiful Lake Michigan on two campuses – one in the heart of Chicago, the other in the vibrant city of Evanston (the first neighborhood north of Chicago). Students live in Evanston and the Chicagoland area. Our location near more than 30 other colleges and universities allows students to access a wide variety of internships and full-time jobs upon graduation. 

At Northwestern, you’ll find endless opportunities to enhance your understanding of higher education from an academic, institutional, and cultural lens. And, of course, you will have some fun, too! 

MSHE students bring their diverse interests, backgrounds, identities, skills, and experiences to our learning community. Meet a few of our students in the videos posted below and keep coming back to meet more students in the months ahead. 

What Makes Higher Education Administration and Policy Stand Out?


Students Share Their Experiences


International Students’ Experiences


For Northwestern Employees


Why Internships Are Important (for Degree-Seeking Students)


Experiences with the Master’s Research Sequence (for Degree-Seeking Students)


Contact Higher Education Administration and Policy

Our staff is available to provide in-person assistance Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Remote office hours are Friday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. View our directory to contact a specific staff member or specific faculty member of the Higher Education Administration and Policy program. 

Phone Number 

847-491-7526 

Email 

ms-highered@northwestern.edu

Physical Address 

1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 7-300 
Evanston, IL 60208 
Northwestern University