Private 4 Year

Northwestern Health Sciences University

Bloomington, Minnesota

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Northwestern Health Sciences University overview
Location Bloomington, Minnesota
Online nwhealth.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Northwestern Health Sciences University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU), established in 1941, is a private university focused on integrative and natural health care education, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, immediately adjacent to the vibrant metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul. This specialized institution offers a range of programs, including chiropractic, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, nutrition, massage therapy, and post-baccalaureate pre-health, positioning itself at the forefront of complementary and alternative medicine. The campus is known for its modern facilities tailored to health sciences education, without a distinct architectural style but functional design suited to its educational purpose. While NWHSU does not provide traditional on-campus housing, it assists students in finding local accommodations suitable to their needs. The university's academic profile is specialized and rigorous, with a moderately selective application process that reflects its commitment to training competent health care professionals. NWHSU does not have an extensive athletic program, focusing primarily on its academic mission within the health sciences.

  754 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 277 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $10,032 plus fees of $975.

Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Northwestern Health Sciences University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$975
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $12,876
Budget for Other Expenses$11,418
Total One Year Cost$36,501

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$53,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwestern Health Sciences University students
Subject Percent of Class
Biology 56%
Health Professions 44%

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