Northwestern College

Northwestern College
101 7th St SW
Orange City, Iowa 51041
712-707-7000
Website: www.nwciowa.edu
Year Founded: 1882
President: Mr. Gregory E. Christy
Enrollment: 1,250
Northwestern College

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. Founded in 1882, Northwestern is a four-year Christian liberal arts college located in Orange City, Iowa. Committed to integrating faith and learning, Northwestern offers 80 undergraduate academic programs and seven online tracks for a Master of Education degree. Students at Northwestern can participate in highly ranked study abroad programs, service opportunities locally and around the world, internships with college alumni and business partners, and research projects with college faculty. Students also can participate in 19 intercollegiate sports, numerous performing arts opportunities and more than 50 student organizations.

Northwestern College: Building Minds. Building Faith.


Distinctive Facts & Features
  • $24.5 million health and natural science building opening in fall 2018
  • More than $23 million in additional new and renovated facilities since 2013, including the DeWitt Learning Commons
  • Member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Recognized as a Christian College of Distinction, among several additional national awards
  • Affiliated with the Reformed Church in America
Student Profile
  • Male: 38%
  • Female: 62%
  • In-State Students: 61%
  • Out-of-State Students: 36%
  • International Students: 3%
Most Popular Majors
  • Business
  • Education
  • Kinesiology
  • Biology
  • Nursing
Cost
  • Tuition: $30,900
  • Room & Board: $9,200 – $9,700
Financial Aid Data
  • Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
  • Average Financial Aid Package: $25,770
Class Size
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
  • Fewer than 20 Students: 74%
  • Fewer than 50 Students: 99%
Faculty
  • Full-time Faculty: 58%
  • Full-time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree: 89%
Athletics and Intramural Activities
  • Athletic Division: NAIA; Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC)
  • Students Participating in Athletics: 51%
  • 19 intercollegiate Athletic Teams
  • Intramural Activities: 17 
Co-curricular Activities
  • Student Clubs and Organizations: More than 50
  • 11 Music Performance Groups
  • 6 Theatrical shows each year


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