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Northwestern College Student Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
65% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Northwestern College
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 55% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 65% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 66% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Northwestern College. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Northwestern College is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,400 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Northwestern College
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $33,200 per year
after 7 years $32,900 per year
after 8 years $36,100 per year
after 9 years $38,500 per year
after 10 years $38,400 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Northwestern College students who are working and no longer in school is $38,400, which is 12% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$25,092
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
65%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$259 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
85% vs. 47% national average

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