Northwestern College: Admission & Tests

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Northwestern College LogoBelow is a quick review of Northwestern College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Northwestern College admission requirements are somewhat competitive; in 2013-14 the school accepted 60% of those who apply.

This school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

UNW usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
Northwestern College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Northwestern College is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Ability Test is unusual stage of the application. Only 6% of applicants at UNW submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 480 to 690 on Critical Reading and from 470 to 630 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you have got above 640 in SAT Critical Reading and 590 in SAT Math - that should get you admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
590
640

SAT Math
440
550
590

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a necessary part of the application at Northwestern College. 97% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 20 to 28 on Composite, from 20 to 29 on English, and from 19 to 28 on Math. Therefore, if you have above 26 in ACT Composite, 27 in ACT English, and 26 in ACT Math, this will most likely get you admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
24
26

ACT English
18
25
27

ACT Math
18
24
26

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(651)
631-5100
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Northwestern College, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (651) 631-5100 or check Northwestern College Website

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