About Northwestern College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Northwestern College cost?

Northwestern College Cost of Attendance
In-state $29,500
Out-of-state $29,500
On-Campus Room and Board $8,900
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,750
Average Annual Cost $22,627
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Northwestern College Financial Aid and Debt

85%

Students paying down their debt

$25,092

Typical Total Student Debt

$259

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $19,371
Federal Grants 23% $4,245
Pell grants 21% $3,792
Other federal grants 23% $865
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 24% $4,898
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $17,004
Student loan aid 64% $7,925
Federal student loans 62% $6,952
Other student loans 12% $11,135

Northwestern College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Northwestern College Admissions

What is Northwestern College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 66%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 16% of applicants
SAT Reading 440-560
SAT Math 475-610
SAT Writing 420-560
ACT Submissions 92% of applicants
Composite Score 21-28

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Northwestern College Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

393

Forbes Ranking

56%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

64%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1151
Living on campus
Transfer Students 19%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Men
42%
Women
58%

Student Diversity

30%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
83.23%
Unknown
9.47%
Hispanic or Latino
4.26%
Black or African American
2.00%
Asian
0.96%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.00%

Northwestern College Graduation Success

82%

First Year Student Retention

56%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$37,200

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Northwestern College

Address

101 Seventh St SW
Orange City, IA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Distant Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify