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

“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

“The music professors are great. They always make themselves available to help you if you need it. They have high expectations in their classes but make sure to keep it fun as well. ”

Andrew Currier ’17 Music major from Ottawa, Kansas

Andrew's story

“The professors are warm and welcoming. They create an environment where students are able to discuss course material, issues of faith and any other topics without feeling intimidated. ”

Mawuli MacDonald ’16 Chemistry and biology-health professions major from Accra, Ghana

Mawuli'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

“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