Northwestern College (Saint Paul)

3003 Snelling Ave N, Saint paul, MN 55113-1598
Tel: (651)631-5100
Private not-for-profit | 3,281 students
Northwestern College exists to provide Christ-centered higher education equipping believers to grow intellectually and spiritually, to serve effectively in their professions, and to give God-honoring leadership in the home, church, community, and world.

School Overview:

Northwestern College (Saint Paul)
CountyRamsey County, MN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
130 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment3,281 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,055 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
1,226 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
3,102 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
179 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted60%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)505-663450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)490-610460-573
ACT English (25-75%)21-2819-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2718-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2720-25

School Notes:

  • Northwestern College integrates the educational philosophy of "faith, learning and living" through two focuses: higher education and media. The goal of the College is to help develop the whole person, characterized by personal development, spiritual maturity, ethical conviction, intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity, professional achievement, and faithful service to society and the world.
  • The higher education focus offers a vast array of opportunities within a strong academic program. Northwestern offers 45 bachelor degrees ranging from elementary education and pastoral studies to broadcasting/electronic media and psychology.
  • Northwestern College offered all bachelor's degree programs: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Music Education. Bachelor of Arts programs include a foreign language requirement. Students in majors offered as Bachelor of Science programs may choose to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree if they meet the foreign language requirement. However, students in majors offered only as Bachelor of Arts programs may not elect to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Roseville/Arden Hills, Minnesota, in the heart of the northern Saint Paul suburbs, is a great place to attend college! The area is an interesting example of modern urban development coexisting with the rugged beauty of the rural North Country.
  • Northwestern is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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