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 have met so many nice people and made a lot of good friends who have left a major impact on my life. I felt like I have discovered a family here.”

Poulina Tran ’19 Computer science and mathematics major from Hanoi, Vietnam

Poulina's story

“I have been privileged to receive a wonderful academic education at Northwestern, but I’ve also been educated in many other areas.”

Lydia Steenhoek ’16 Writing and rhetoric major from Shelbyville, Michigan

Lydia's story

“I chose to attend Northwestern because people I admired as leaders had attended the college and left with life-changing experiences and memories, through both their time on campus and their study abroad experiences.”

Kory McMahan ’16 History and political science major from Orange City, Iowa

Kory's story

“My public relations major is like a dynamic tool I can apply to any of the things I am passionate about, whether it be sports, charity, the environment or health.”

Brianna Petrauskas ’17 Public Relations major from Castle Rock, Colorado

Brianna's story

“As I have started to research the entrance requirements for some of the graduate schools I want to attend, I just have to shake my head and smile because my professors prepared me so well. ”

Chris Sietstra ’17 Psychology and Accounting major from Boyden, Iowa

Chris's story

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