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Northwestern College – St Paul

Also known as Northwestern

3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN

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Northwestern College (MN) is a nonprofit private institution located in Saint Paul, MN and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The school's Protestant (Other) affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Approximately 3,100 students are enrolled per year at Northwestern College (MN).

Students may choose from many areas of study, including:

  • Psychology
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • History

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Either the SAT or ACT exam can be taken in order to be able to apply to Northwestern College (MN). Scores between 21 - 27 on the ACT or 995 - 1273 on the SAT are needed to increase your chances for admission. Northwestern College (MN) has an acceptance rate of 75% of which only 48% chose to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is approximately $28,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. Housing is available for students and costs around $5,100 per year. Northwestern College (MN) may offer financial aid for students that qualify as grants and loans.

The mascot for Northwestern College is the "Eagles", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA. Available sports offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Football (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, financial aid information, areas of study offered, and much more may be viewed on school's website at www.unwsp.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the students Northwestern accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Northwestern College – St Paul has a total student population of about 3,500. The student body is made up of 94% undergraduate students and 13% 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

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $28,000-$34,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,200-$1,500 per unit

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$15,307
Receiving Student Loans73%$7,657
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Northwestern College – St Paul may provide student services like:

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

Graduation Rates

Northwestern has an overall graduation rate which is around 68%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years50%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1986)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2015)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2015)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Northwestern College – St Paul is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Northwestern College – St Paul 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

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

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 Northwestern College – St Paul for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
86.77%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
18:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
24

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$22,650