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.

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We our studentsand our students love us

“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

“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 love all the sociology professors and really enjoy their teaching methods. They keep class exciting and interesting.”

Rebecca Quade ’18 Criminal justice major from Kingsley, Iowa

Rebecca'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

“I believe that language is one of the most important and beautiful ways that we are able to connect with God. We come to know God personally through his word ... then we share that good news with others in stories.”

Amie Adams ’17 English writing and rhetoric major from Clear Lake, Iowa

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