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Academic excellence is the No. 1 reason Northwestern is a top-ranked college in the Midwest. But challenge isn’t limited to your classes. Northwestern’s Christian liberal arts education will push you to ask big questions. Consider new ideas. Trust God will lead you to truth.

Professors will come alongside you with guidance and support. Expert scholars and caring mentors, they share your Christian faith and are committed to your intellectual and spiritual growth. Teaching is their passion, and they want to invest in you.

At Northwestern, we won’t tell you what to think as a Christian in today’s world—we’ll teach you how.

Measures of success
Our grads’ stats—like their top accounting and pre-med scores—prove the value of our academic programs. See how we stack up.


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99% of Northwestern’s recent grads got jobs or started grad school within 6 months of graduation. Success starts with Raider Nation.

Meet our grads

Smart and Strong
Want a standout college that’s strong academically, spiritually, relationally and athletically? Choose Northwestern.

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Success Stories
Northwestern students talk about their internships and the strong preparation NWC provided.

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Better than the rest
Survey says … Northwestern students are
supremely satisfied with life in Raider Nation.
We bested our competitors in personal
attention, school spirit and more.

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