Tuition & Fees

$29,620

$29,620

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
48%
500-599
35%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
34%
18-23
37%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
32%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 943
Declined + 413
Total Received 1,356
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Private (nonprofit)

3,222

undergraduate students

205

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 6489
ACT 2138

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School Facts

Northwestern College, founded in 1902, is a private, non-denominational Christian liberal arts college. Its 107-acre lakeside campus is located in Roseville, a suburb north of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,427
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

St. Paul, MN

107-acre, suburban campus in St. Paul (population: 294,873). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Northwestern — St. Paul
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55113-1598

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
48%
500-599
35%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
34%
18-23
37%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
32%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 943
Declined + 413
Total Received 1,356

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

State residency

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Admissions Contact

Michael R. Moroney
Vice Persident of Enrollment Management
P: 800 827-6827
F: 651 631-5680
admissions@unwsp.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Arts/Bible
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcasting/Electronic Media
Business
Business Administration
Children/Family Ministry
Communication Arts/Literature Education
Communications Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Digital Media Arts
Divinity
ESL Education
Early Adult Ministry
Early Childhood Education
Education
Electronic Media Communication
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
Engineering/Mathematics
English
Environmental Science/Business
Finance
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
History
Human Resource Management
Human Services
Interactive Web Design
Intercultural Studies
Intercultural Studies/English Teaching
Intercultural Studies/Spanish
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Journalism
Kinesiology
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Ministry
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Ministry
Music Performance
Music/General
Music/Ministry
Non Profit Administration
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education/Health
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Relations
Social Studies Education
Spanish
Spanish Education
Studio Art
Theatre
Theological Studies
Urban Studies
Visual Arts Education
Youth/Family Studies
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Undergraduate

94%

3,222
students

Female
60%
1,937

Male
40%
1,285

Graduate

6%

205
students

Female
43%
89

Male
57%
116

undergraduateFull-time

59%

1,931
students

Female
59%
1,132

Male
41%
799

undergraduatePart-time

41%

1,291
students

Female
63%
805

Male
37%
486

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

35%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 15

Summer: May 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Ecuador
Japan
South Africa
South Korea
Tanzania
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Choua Lemay
Admissions Counselor
800 827-6827
clemay2@unwsp.edu

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