The Northwestern University is situated in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, USA. The University is a private research University. The University was founded in 1851 by John Evans. It has 12 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools which offer 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees. The institution enrolled 8,367 full-time undergraduate and 8,108 full-time graduate and professional students in the academic year from 2010 to 2011. The University also includes approximately 1,100 part-time students. There are undergraduates students coming from around fifty states and fifty other foreign countries. The University has one of the top ten University endowments in the United States. Thus the education in USA is more valuable especially when it comes to studying in this kind of a University. The University's law and medical schools are located on a 25-acre which is around 10 Ha campus. In the period from 2010 to 2011, the University has enrolled 8,397 undergraduate and 7,870 graduate and professional students. Northwestern fields 19 intercollegiate athletic teams in addition to numerous club sports. The women's lacrosee team won five consecutive NCCA national championships between 2005 and 2009, went undefeated in 2005 and 2009, added another NCAA championship in 2011, and holds several scoring records.