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 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

“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

“I love how personal the faculty and staff are in the nursing department. They will do anything for their students to enable them to succeed. While in their classes, you almost feel like one of their kids because they take such an interest in your life.”

Maddie Rasche ’16 Nursing major from Heron Lake, Minnesota

Maddie'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

Andrew's story

“I really like the people here and the professors are awesome. It’s small but still big enough that I can meet new people throughout the school year.”

Monserrat Figueroa ’17 Translation and interpretation major from Rock Valley, Iowa

Monserrat's story

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