University of Northwestern -- St. Paul

St. Paul, MN

University of Northwestern -- St. Paul, 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.

Tuition & Fees

$33,200

$33,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
46%
400-499
6%
700-800
21%
600-699
21%
500-599
55%
400-499
3%
30-36
26%
24-29
26%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
42%
18-23
31%
12-17
17%
30-36
16%
24-29
37%
18-23
41%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,141
Declined + 102
Total Received 1,243
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Private (nonprofit)

3,376

undergraduate students

149

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Bible
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6489
ACT 2138

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School Facts

University of Northwestern -- St. Paul, 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 3,525
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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St. Paul, MN

107-acre, suburban campus in St. Paul (population: 306,621). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
46%
400-499
6%
700-800
21%
600-699
21%
500-599
55%
400-499
3%
30-36
26%
24-29
26%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
6-11
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
42%
18-23
31%
12-17
17%
30-36
16%
24-29
37%
18-23
41%
12-17
6%

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 yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,141
Declined + 102
Total Received 1,243

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work

Considered

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

Not Considered

State residency

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,931

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,490
Room $5,920
Board $4,080
Additional fees $710
Books & supplies $500
Total $43,700
Average Financial Aid - $22,931
Total with Avg. Aid $20,769

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,111,522
State $3,481,147
Institutional $16,344,360
Other external $455,464
Total $23,392,493

Non-need-based

Federal $78,224
State $6,281
Institutional $3,852,765
Other external $92,924
Total $4,030,194
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 866 853-2455
F: 651 628-3332
financialaid@unwsp.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Hannah K. Blahnik
Director of Financial Aid
hkblahnik@unwsp.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, broomball, flag football, kickball, Nordic skiing, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Matt B. Hill (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Tim S. Grosz (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, NCCAA, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animation/Illustration
Applied Mathematics
Art
Arts/Bible
Biblical/Theological Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Data Analytics
Business Management
Communication Arts/Literature Education
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Data Analytics
Divinity
Early Childhood Education
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Science/Business
Finance
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Psychology
Health Sciences
History
Human Services
Information Systems
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Kinesiology
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics Education
Media Production
Ministry
Ministry Leadership
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Non Profit Administration
Non Profit Leadership
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education/Health
Politics/History/Economics
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Relations
Social Studies Education
Spanish
Spanish Education
Theatre
Theological Studies
Visual Arts Education
Youth/Emerging Adults Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Bible
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

3,525

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

3,376
students

Female
63%
2,111

Male
37%
1,265

4%

149
students

Female
52%
78

Male
48%
71

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

61%

2,073
students

Female
61%
1,256

Male
39%
817

39%

1,303
students

Female
66%
855

Male
34%
448

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 15

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority 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
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented China
Hungary
India
Japan
Spain
Tanzania
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Shiazong Moua
Admission Counselor, Multicultural Recruitment
800 827-6827
smoua5@unwsp.edu

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