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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A
Northwood University - Midland is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Address
4000 Whiting Dr.
Midland, MI 48642

Northwood University - Midland Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1110
ACT Range
20-24
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$22,537/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,364/ year
  • $30-48k
    $20,084/ year
  • $49-75k
    $21,836/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,189/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,850/ year
Student Loan Options from Lenders
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  • No application, origination or disbursement fees
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  • Loans from community lenders that put people before profits
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  • Simple, straightforward student loans with an easy application
  • Flexible repayment options, and strong borrower protections

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.17 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.16 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.16 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,955Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
Report
  • Dedicated
    64%
  • Young, traditional students
    27%
  • Older,full time job,very focused
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.16 responses
Poll
42%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.24 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • Business
    58%
  • Non-traditional
    25%
  • Caring
    8%
  • Traditional
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.11 responses
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I currently go to school here. I love the small school environment because there's an unbeatable sense of community. I am a Fashion major with a minor in Entrepreneurship and so far I'm very happy with the way things are going. If you're looking for a business-minded environment, Northwood is the place! The networking opportunities are unreal and it's very easy to get involved in your major early on.
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Northwood University is an all business school located in Midland, Michigan. The smallness of the school allows for students to have more hands on experiences, and leadership opportunities they wouldn't have had at a large university such as Michigan State University. The community of Northwood feels at home, and when walking down campus you are sure to know one of the faces you pass by. Northwood University's academics are excellent for business majors, starting your major classes the moment you are a freshman. The professors are exceptional, always there to lend a helping hand if you are struggling in the class. I feel very safe at this campus, which is important in the times we are having currently with school shootings. The only downside I have would be the campus food.
I was a transfer student to Northwood University. While being Active Duty in the United States Navy I was able to enroll in Northwoods Adult Degree Program that made it easier for me to go to school, earn my degree, and serve my country. Being a Michigan Native I loved Northwoods beautiful campus. Being located in Midland, it provided a great location for food, shopping (after studying of course) and diversity. The northwood staff are very friendly and will go above and beyond in helping you reach your goals.