Northwestern ranked as nation's seventh-best Christian College
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Northwestern College is ranked as the seventh-best Christian college or university in the nation by College Consensus, a college review aggregator that combines the latest results from the most reputable college rankings with thousands of student reviews. Northwestern is the highest-ranked institution from the states of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska.
“Northwestern is deeply committed to the values of Christian higher education and traditional liberal arts, emphasizing critical analysis, problem-solving, communication and leadership,” says a write-up about the college on College Consensus’ website. “Northwestern’s No. 1 mission is to send thoughtful, compassionate Christian leaders into their professions and careers.”
The College Consensus ranking averages rankings from organizations including Forbes and U.S. News with student reviews published on sites such as Cappex, Niche and Unigo.
“Northwestern’s ranking as one of the best Christian colleges affirms that our students are receiving a Christ-centered education while being well-equipped to enter the workforce or graduate school,” says Mark Bloemendaal, vice president for enrollment and marketing at Northwestern. “We are always pleased when external rankings validate the high quality of a Northwestern education.”
Northwestern College has also been ranked by College Consensus as second on its list of the Best Colleges in Iowa; sixth on its list of the Best Regional Colleges–Midwest; and 138th on its national list of the Best Colleges and Universities out of the country’s more than 3,000 four-year institutions.