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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Authentic community. Excellent academics. Christ-centered learning. That’s Northwestern College.

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

“All the psychology professors are passionate about different areas of the discipline—and that's evident in the classes they teach and the way they answer our questions and involve us in their research. ”

Jake Vermeer ’16 Psychology major from Pipestone, Minnesota

Jake's story

“I really appreciate the small class sizes at Northwestern. Professors are able to provide one-on-one time with students, which is unique to smaller classes. ”

Trevor Gudeman ’17 Computer science major from Tucson, Arizona

Trevor's story

“Many of my classes have explored the ways in which we can live out our faith in the business world. Even if we aren’t working in a Christian-based company or organization, there are things we can do to promote an ethical and positive environment.”

Mattie Ostrowski ’16 Business administration major from Dover, Minnesota

Mattie's story

“One of the greatest strengths of Northwestern’s biology department is its professors. They truly care about me not only as a student, but as an individual.”

Megan Feuchtenberger ’16 Biology health professions major from Alvord, Iowa

Megan's story