#7 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

Northwestern College

Orange City, Iowa

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Student Population
National Rank
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 1,316 prospective students applied, and 940 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 271 enrolled in the school.  961 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 338 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $30,900 plus fees of $200. Northwestern College is ranked 338 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Northwestern College overview
SAT 1050/1250
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Northwestern College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $9,200
Budget for Other Expenses$3,000
Total One Year Cost$44,600

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

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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%

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