Northwestern College Chicago: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Northwestern College Chicago is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 240 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1902 and is one of the 74 schools located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
9
Few
At Northwestern College Chicago you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Northwestern College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 9 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Medical Assistant, Massage Therapy and Chiropractic, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
25%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Northwestern College Chicago is extremely low at 25% (way below Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northwestern College Chicago is low - 31%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwestern College Chicago is good -- 8:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,900
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - around $17,300 per year. The additional fees at Northwestern College Chicago beyond tuition are nearly $600, which comes to a total of $17,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
According to government data, 126 applications were submitted and 93 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Northwestern College Chicago is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Northwestern College Chicago and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (773) 777-4220 or check Northwestern College Chicago Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Northwestern College Chicago offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

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.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Northwestern College Chicago.

Based on the college crime numbers, Northwestern College Chicago appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwestern College Chicago Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwestern College Chicago, 4829 North Lipps Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630, USA
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