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Our Locations

Welcome to Medill

We are a single school, but the way our students experience Medill can vary greatly. With five campus locations, plus online options for some programs, Medill is committed to offering students a diverse and customizable learning environment.

Explore Our Six Locations

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Fisk Hall on Evanston campus.


Base your Medill studies on Northwestern’s Evanston campus on the shores of Lake Michigan just north of Chicago. Here, you can pursue an undergraduate degree in journalism or our Full-Time Integrated Marketing Communications Master's degree.

Learn about Medill in Evanston

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Our downtown space, located on Upper Wacker with stellar views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan and Navy Pier, is a hub for both graduate journalism and IMC Professional students for class work, group meetings and connecting with alumni and media professionals.

Learn about Medill in Chicago

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San Francisco

Medill’s newest campus location gives Medill students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Bay Area’s high-tech, entrepreneurial culture and prepare for the future of digital media.

Learn about Medill in San Francisco

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Washington, D.C.

Since 1966, Medill has operated a newsroom in the nation’s capital, allowing students to gain hands-on experience while reporting from Capitol Hill.

Learn about Medill in Washington, D.C. 

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A building at the Qatar campus.


Operating within Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), Medill offers undergraduate journalism courses as well as semester-long residency opportunities from this Middle East campus.

Learn about Medill in Qatar

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Earn your IMC degree anywhere thanks to Medill’s IMC Professional Master’s program. Or supplement your Medill learning by accessing the school’s Open Online Courses.

Learn about Medill online