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ACCEPTANCE RATE

69.52%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

100%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

10:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$20,954

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Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

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Northwestern College

Also known as UNI Panthers Northern Iowa

1227 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, IA

Northwestern College is a nonprofit private institution located in Orange City, Iowa and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The school's Reformed Church in America affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Nearly a thousand students enroll at Northwestern College annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Northwestern College offers:

  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. The most common scores among applicants accepted to this school are in the range of 22 - 27 on the ACT, or 920 - 1146 on the SAT exam. Northwestern College accepts around 70 percent of students applying annually. Of those applicants admitted, nearly 31 percent enrolled. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is close to $27,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. This school may provide financial aid for students who are eligible as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The Northwestern College "Red Raiders" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NAIA. Athletic programs that are available may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division II)
  • Football (NAIA Division II)

Students should visit the website to see a complete list of programs offered, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants UNI Panthers Northern Iowa accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Northwestern College is about 1,300. The student body is made up of 79% undergraduate students and 21% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $32,000-$39,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,000-$1,200 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for on campus dorms & meals is listed to be around $12,000, the amount includes nineteen meals per week
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$19,252
Receiving Student Loans71%$8,116
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Northwestern College may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2009)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2009)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1970)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Northwestern College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
  • Track and Field (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Great Plains Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Other Sports
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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Get more information about the programs offered by Northwestern College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Public Administration and Social Services

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