Student Population
National Rank
Northwestern College overview
Location Orange City, Iowa
Online nwciowa.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Reformed Church in America
Northwestern College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 1,959 prospective students applied, and 1,334 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 281 enrolled in the school.  1,003 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 240 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $30,000 plus fees of $200. Northwestern College is ranked 299 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Northwestern College overview
SAT 1070/1310
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.53
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Northwestern College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$200
Room and Board $9,000
Budget for Other Expenses$3,100
Total One Year Cost$43,650


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

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%

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