Choosing the right college is about fit. Northwestern College is a great fit for students who learn best in small classes with professors who are great teachers and inspiring mentors. We’re perfect for students whose faith is important to them and who grow spiritually by being around other Christians. We’re the right place for students who want to be part of a tight-knit campus community while also experiencing the world.

If that’s you, then you might belong here.

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We our studentsand our students love us

“I appreciate so many things about Northwestern theatre. It’s a team, a community, a family. We laugh with each other and pray with each other. We love and grow with each other.”

Jacob Christiansen ’16 Theatre major from Omaha, Nebraska

Jacob's story

“My professors are passionate about their field, and that makes what we’re learning come alive. They also stress the importance of maintaining our faith in the public sphere.”

Jesse Walnofer ’16 Political science major from Tea, South Dakota

Jesse's story

“As I encountered the complexities of chemistry, physics and God’s created order, my faith has been strengthened as I stand in awe of the Creator who made it all.”

Jordan Strand ’17 Chemistry major from Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Jordan's story

“My professors are very caring and want to get to know me outside of class. One of my favorite memories so far has been when I went with the rest of my Calculus 1 class to Professor Westenburg’s house for a Christmas dinner.”

Levi Letsche ’17 Math major from Marcus, Iowa

Levi's story

“One of the many strengths of Northwestern’s social work program—and I think this is true of all departments—is the intentionality and desire to help students grow in multiple areas of their lives.”

Andrew Powell ’16 Social work major from Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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