N
#9 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

Northwestern College

Orange City, Iowa

 2 Reviews

Overview

Student Population
1,496
Northwestern College overview
Location Orange City, Iowa
Online nwciowa.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Reformed Church in America
Northwestern College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad

Located in Orange City, Iowa, Northwestern College is a small four year private college offering undergraduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Reformed Church in America faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,136 prospective students applied, and 838 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 273 enrolled in the school.  1,025 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 471 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $32,700 plus fees of $220. Northwestern College is ranked 419 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Other Colleges to Consider 

Students considering Northwestern College are frequently interested in these similar colleges.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Northwestern College is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Northwestern College within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.

Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Northwestern College overview
SAT 1010/1210
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
73.8% 
Northwestern College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$32,700
Costs for Northwestern College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$220
Room and Board $9,800
Budget for Other Expenses$2,980
Total One Year Cost$46,900

Tuition and financial aid details

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
66% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwestern College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Education 15%
Health Professions 10%
Biology 9%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%

View All 38 Majors

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154101 IPEDS survey data for Northwestern College.

Current students may use the Northwestern College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.