Northwood University

Midland, MI, USA
3.81 Average Rating

Northwood University is a private, 4-year institution established in Midland, Michigan. The college maintains a number of regional education facilities in Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana, Texas, California, and online in order for students to complete their degree program from any location. Along with its undergraduate and graduate programs, Northwood also offers a wide variety of adult degree programs, which allow for flexible learning schedules and different course delivery styles. Incoming freshman have the opportunity to enroll in the Education Success Program, which is a 12-day residential program that is designed to assist students in their transition from high school to college.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
67%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
79%
Out-Of-State Students
13%
91%
Submitting ACT
10%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1026
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,545
Total Number of Undergrads
3,050
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
46%
20-39 Students
53%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
56%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$22,526
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$26,080
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$26,080
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,170
Books and Supplies
$1230

Aid & Grants

0
100
61%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$14,779
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,030
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$12,554

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
87%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,482
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,495
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$225
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
57%
43%
Student Organizations
52
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
43%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Timberwolves
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Ath Conf

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.81 Average Rating
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Thomas from Westland, MI
Like a private island in the middle of Midland, it's almost like a big high school. But you can honestly do anything with a few students and a teacher to back you up.
Corianne from ROCHESTER, MI

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