Northwestern College Southwestern: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Northwestern College Southwestern is a very small two-year, private for-profit school with 785 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1958 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Bridgeview, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
12
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Northwestern College Southwestern.

Northwestern College Southwestern deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 12 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Criminal Justice, Radiology Technology, Nursing, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
49%
Bad
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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Northwestern College Southwestern is very low at 49% (way below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northwestern College Southwestern is low - 40%.

Student to faculty ratio at NC is pretty decent, 14:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,700
High
Average tuition price is fairly high, about $17,300 per academic year. The additional fees at Northwestern College Southwestern (not included in tuition costs) are about $400; this makes it a total of $17,700 a year.

Read the details about Northwestern College Southwestern 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
82%
According to government data, 343 applications were submitted and 280 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting 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 Southwestern is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Northwestern College Southwestern and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (708) 237-5050 or check Northwestern College Southwestern Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Northwestern College Southwestern offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at NC, 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Northwestern College Southwestern.

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

Northwestern College Southwestern Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwestern College Southwestern, 7725 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455, USA
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