Northland College is a nonprofit private institution located in Ashland, WI and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. The school maintains a United Church of Christ affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. The school's small size in terms of enrollment, around 600 students, offers students a more hands on education due to the number of students per class and easier access to professors and faculty.
Students can choose from many areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Natural Resources And Conservation
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Social Sciences
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then studied by the admissions staff. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to be able to apply to Northland College. Scores in a range of 20 - 27 on the ACT or 1301 - 1721 on the SAT are needed to greatly increase your chances for getting accepted. Northland College accepts about 70 percent of students applying yearly. Of those students admitted, around 31 percent registered for enrollment. More information regarding admissions can be found at northland.edu.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $29,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's net price calculator to identify their personalized cost estimate of attendance. On-campus housing is available for students and costs around $3,300 per year. Some students at Northland College may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as grants or student loans.
The mascot for Northland College is the "Lumberjacks", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Available sports offered:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Ice Hockey (NCAA Division III)
Students who wish to view more about Northland College can take a look at their website at http://www.northland.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants Northland College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Northland College has a total student population of about 540, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
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
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $31,000-$38,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- For part-time students, charges are between $600-$720 per unit
- Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$23,440|
|Receiving Student Loans||79%||$7,984|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Northland College may offer services like:
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
The overall graduation rate of Northland College is approximately 58%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||52%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||6%|
Northland College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Ice Hockey
- Track and Field, X-Country
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Northland 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,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Northland College for official up-to-date information.