101 7th St Orange City, IA 51041 712-707-7130
http://www.nwciowa.edu admissions@nwciowa.edu
About Northwestern College (IA)
  • Year of Foundation 1882
  • Size of Campus 100 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Christian nondenominational
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,767
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 45%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 23,330
  • Room and Board $7,090
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,288
Northwestern College is a Christian academic community engaging students in courageous and faithful learning and living that empowers them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world. At Northwestern College, we are committed to integrating faith with learning in the classroom, athletic arena, performance venue, and residence hall. We pursue excellence in all areas because it honors God and furthers Christ’s kingdom.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming, Fall/Spring variety shows, Fall musical theater production and Spring drama, "Christmas at Northwestern", student music ensemble concerts, faculty artist series, lecture series, Spring banquet, Coffee Houses.
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) It's T. I. M. E. (contains several subgroups), Mu Kappa (children of missionaries).
  • Number of frats 0
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Gathering (worship and discipleship group) and Student Missions Fellowship. Campus Ministries Office coordinates numerous community outreach groups and Spring Break/Summer missions teams.
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Sigma Tau Delta -- English, Sigma Beta Delta -- Business, Lambda Pi Eta -- communication, Pi Lambda Theta -- education, Theta Alpha Kappa -- religious studies/theology.
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN (16)
  • Distance to nearest train Saint Paul, MN (6)
  • Distance to nearest bus Saint Paul, MN (11)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (72%), women's dorms (6%), apartment for single students (22%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 30%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 28%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 63%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 72%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 14,193
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities The Berntsen Library is part of CLIC (Cooperating Libraries in Consortium), which allows resource-sharing with seven other private college/university libraries in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, providing access to more than two million titles. The Wil
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 88,373
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Denler Art Gallery
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,181
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 12
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 72,957
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 900
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,337
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Various public school systems, Wells-Fargo Bank, Target Corp., Salvation Army, U. S. Bank.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Minnesota (Twin Cities))
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 12%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of St. Thomas)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Off campus job opportunities are fair
  • Employed Students after 1 year 63%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural