NWC programs recommended by guidebook

Nursing is one of 22 Northwestern College programs listed in the 2015 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.
Twenty-two Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2015 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges, a national guidebook that recommends specific college departments to prospective students.

The selected programs are actuarial science, athletic training, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, ecological science, education, English, history, music, music ministry, nursing, philosophy, physics, psychology, public relations, religion, social work, sociology, Spanish and theatre.

Written by Frederick Rugg, a Brown University graduate who directed secondary college counseling programs for 20 years and conducted college seminars around the country for 23 years, the book includes programs at 1,150 four-year colleges he has identified as providing a high-quality education. The typical school has nine departments listed.

Rugg’s listings rely heavily on recommendations from college students. Suggestions are also received from high school counselors, parents and college personnel.