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Northwestern College - Iowa
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  • 4 Year
  • ORANGE CITY, IA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

101 SEVENTH ST SW
ORANGE CITY, IA 51041
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Great Plains Athletic Conference
From Northwestern College - Iowa

As a top-ranked Christian college, Northwestern delivers a standout academic experience in a Christ-centered community. We offer 135+ academic programs with personal attention in small classes, elite research experiences, and world-class internship opportunities.

Our graduate placement is 99%. Recent grads are working at places like Google, the Mayo Clinic and Principal Financial.

Every enrolled student starts with a guaranteed scholarship worth at least $10,000/year.

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Northwestern College - Iowa Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
1010-1210
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$24,513 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,256 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 24 responses
84%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 32 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 32 responses

Majors

Nursing at Northwestern College

In Northwestern’s CCNE-accredited BSN program, you’ll learn from professors with real-world experience while using state-of-the-art equipment. Earning more than 700 clinical hours in a wide variety of settings, you will be well prepared to achieve your career goals, joining graduates who enjoy a 100% placement rate and have recorded a 100% first-time pass rate on their national board exams.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    20%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
974 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
95
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
60%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Hard Working
    74%
  • Average
    17%
  • Not very curious intellectually
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 28 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 37 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Community
    70%
  • A place to learn and grow from where you left off.
    13%
  • Close-minded
    4%
  • Fine.
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Strict
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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