Baccalaureate degrees

TOEFL requirement: 79 (or 550 on the non-computer test)

IELTS requirement: 6.5

A bachelor’s degree is the initial four-year college or university degree awarded in the U.S. Students with a high school (secondary school) or junior college diploma or with credits earned at other universities can attend Northwestern to earn a bachelor’s degree. Students are assisted by faculty advisers as they choose academic majors and plan course work.

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For the second consecutive year, Northwestern College is ranked in a tie for fourth among Midwestern baccalaureate colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guidebook. Learn more


STUDENT SPOTLIGHTMawuli MacDonald Mawuli first heard about Northwestern through a group of college advisors at the U.S. embassy in Ghana. After traveling over 25 hours to Orange City, Mawuli has made the most of his experience at Northwestern. More …