Northwestern College: Review & Facts

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Northwestern College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,270 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1902 and is one of the 15 schools and colleges located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Northwestern College is affiliated with Protestant Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
At Northwestern College you can obtain your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Northwestern College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Theology and Religion, Management, Psychology, Education, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
The student retention rate at Northwestern College is high at 80% (well above Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Northwestern College is average: 62%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwestern College is decent, 17:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$27,100
Average tuition prices are very high, about $26,800 per year. The additional fees at Northwestern College not covered by tuition are roughly $300; this comes to $27,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Northwestern College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
60%
According to government data, 2,392 applications were submitted and 1,427 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Northwestern College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Northwestern College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwestern College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Northwestern College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,800 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at UNW. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Northwestern College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwestern College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwestern College, 3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55113-1598, USA
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