Northwestern College: Admission & Tests

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Here 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 rather easy - in 2015-16 the school accepted 72 percent of those who apply.

This college recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Northwestern College as a rule 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
$25
Northwestern College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Northwestern College is $25.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is not an important component of the application process. Only 13 percent of applicants at Northwestern College submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 470 to 650 on Critical Reading, from 430 to 670 on Math, and from 380 to 590 on Writing. Based off those numbers, if you got a score above 610 in SAT Critical Reading, 610 in SAT Math, and 540 in SAT Writingthen it should get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
440
560
610

SAT Math
400
550
610

SAT Writing
350
480
540

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is a necessary component of the application at Northwestern College. 93 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 21 to 29 on Composite, from 19 to 29 on English, and from 20 to 29 on Math. Thus, if you have got above 27 in ACT Composite, 27 in ACT English, and 27 in ACT Maththen it gives good chances to get admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
19
25
27

ACT English
18
24
27

ACT Math
18
25
27

Contact Admissions

Phone
(712)
707-7000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Northwestern College, please contact this college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (712) 707-7000 or check Northwestern College Website

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