Northwestern College

3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55113-1598
Northwestern College (commonly referred to as Northwestern College (MN) or Northwestern) is a non-profit, private higher education institution in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It has a religeous affiliation with Protestant Church.

Programs offered at Northwestern include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees and also offers certificate programs in 23 areas of study and 55 disciplines. The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (651) 631 -5100 Website: www.nwc.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 182
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Other Protestant
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 2,965
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 123
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 75%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 505 663
SAT Math 490 610
ACT Composite 21 27
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 20 27

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 1,289
Accepted 969
Acceptance Rate 75%
Enrolled 467

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 66% Full-time 34% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 12% Full-time 88% Part-time
Student Gender 40% Men 60% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

86% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
4% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 4% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 4% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 56% $ 9,871
Local Grant 33% $3,688
Institutional Grant 100% $ 10,881
Student Loans 76% $ 11,266

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations - - 7 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - 0 23 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 29 - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 4 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - 0 23 - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects - - 6 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 1 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 2 - -
Art Teacher Education - - 3 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 5 - -
English Teacher Education - - 5 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 9 - -
Health Teacher Education - - 5 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods - - 3 - -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 24 - -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 8 - -

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor - - 9 - -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 0 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 1 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 13 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 21 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 6 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 22 - -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 4 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 23 - -
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 0 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies 0 - 3 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 1 - -

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies 0 - 3 - -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - - - -
Youth Ministry 6 - 20 - -
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - 9 - -
Lay Ministry 6 - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 22 - -
Divinity Ministry - - 0 - -
Pre-theology Pre-ministerial Studies - - 4 - -
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 16 -

Religious Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Education - - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 22 - -
Divinity Ministry - - 0 - -
Pre-theology Pre-ministerial Studies - - 4 - -
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 16 -

Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology - - 18 - -

Bible Biblical Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bible Biblical Studies 1 - 28 - -

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - - - -
Youth Ministry 6 - 20 - -
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - 9 - -
Lay Ministry 6 - 0 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 11 - -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - - - -
Youth Ministry 6 - 20 - -
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - 9 - -
Lay Ministry 6 - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 22 - -
Divinity Ministry - - 0 - -
Pre-theology Pre-ministerial Studies - - 4 - -
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 16 -

Religious Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Education - - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 22 - -
Divinity Ministry - - 0 - -
Pre-theology Pre-ministerial Studies - - 4 - -
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 16 -

Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology - - 18 - -

Bible Biblical Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bible Biblical Studies 1 - 28 - -

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - - - -
Youth Ministry 6 - 20 - -
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - 9 - -
Lay Ministry 6 - 0 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 65 - -

Theology and Religious Vocations

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - - - -
Youth Ministry 6 - 20 - -
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - 9 - -
Lay Ministry 6 - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 22 - -
Divinity Ministry - - 0 - -
Pre-theology Pre-ministerial Studies - - 4 - -
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 16 -

Religious Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religious Education - - 0 - -

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Theological and Ministerial Studies - - 22 - -
Divinity Ministry - - 0 - -
Pre-theology Pre-ministerial Studies - - 4 - -
Theology Theological Studies - - 4 16 -

Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology - - 18 - -

Bible Biblical Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bible Biblical Studies 1 - 28 - -

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - - - -
Youth Ministry 6 - 20 - -
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries 6 - 9 - -
Lay Ministry 6 - 0 - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 1 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 15 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 0 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 8 - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Office Automation Technology Data Entry - 0 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 61 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 9 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 19 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 0 - -
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 7 - -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 7 19 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 28 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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