Northwestern College

country rank  1120
world rank  3881

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University Overview

Established in 1882, Northwestern College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Orange City (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Northwestern College (NWC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. Northwestern College (NWC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 136 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NWC
Founded 1882
Motto Deus est lux
God is Light
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 101 Seventh Street SW
Orange City (population range: 2,500-9,999)
51041 Iowa
United States
T +1 (712) 707 7130
F +1 (712) 707 7164

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 101 7th Street Southwest
Orange City 51041
+1 (712) 707 7130
800 747 4757

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Reformed Christian-Reformed Reformed Church in America - www.rca.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Northwestern College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education (IAPCHE)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018