New learning and ideas will challenge you at Northwestern. But as part of our Christian academic community, you’ll also receive the support you need to make sense of it all.
Academics @ NWC
Get an advanced degree with Northwestern College, online or on-campus. Our convenient and cost-competitive Graduate & Adult Learning programs are designed to fit your life.
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Admissions @ NWC
Your Northwestern education doesn’t stop when class is over. Some of the best lessons for life happen in your residence hall, on the court, during rehearsal, on a mission trip …
Campus life @ NWC
At Northwestern, sports is training for life. The Raiders win, but the bigger victory is the lessons in character and commitment that last long after the season is over.
A Northwestern education is for your head and your heart. Because the world needs people who are more than just smart. It needs brave Christians committed to making a difference.
Faith @ NWC
Stay connected to Northwestern by reading the Classic alumni magazine, attending alumni events, and encouraging smart Christian students to check out your alma mater.
Alumni @ NWC
Giving to Northwestern is more than just making a donation. It’s an investment in Christian higher education and students who will make a difference in God’s world.
Giving @ NWC
Since 1882, Northwestern has been delivering an excellent education within the context of community and a Christian worldview.
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News & events @ NWC
MyNWC is a Web-based system that allows you to access information about your financial aid, housing assignment, billing status, course schedule and academic records.
Success starts at Northwestern. Our professors teach it.
Piet Koene has elite certification and experience as a courtroom interpreter.
Dr. Jennifer Feenstra involves students in her research on volunteerism and service-learning.
Dr. Sara Sybesma Tolsma and her students are researching which chemicals in plants stop or slow the growth of cancer cells—and how.
Kirsten Brue encourages students to gain experience in their chosen career field.
Dr. Michael Kugler is known for making history come alive.
Eric Anderson uses his combination of financial knowledge and care for students to help families find strategies to make Northwestern affordable.
President Greg Christy created new strategies and adopted a new mission, vision, diversity and Christian identity to help the college stand out.
Head wrestling coach Rik Dahl enjoys building relationships with students, extending grace, and encouraging them through life.
Martha Draayer leads the college’s bridge-building efforts with the local Hispanic community by strengthening church, school and family relations.
Rahn Franklin seeks to provide a community at Northwestern College that embodies what it means to love God and our neighbor as ourselves.
Kris Korver is passionate about helping his students and athletes become who God calls them to be.
Dr. Sally Oakes Edman helps students work through problems, find healing and wholeness, and eliminate obstacles to healthy functioning.
Greta Grond enjoys working with students on their research projects and seeing the results of their hard work.
Randy Van Peursem offers students the science support they need to succeed and models the encouragement and love of Christ.
Kendall Stanislav helps connect students with internship and study abroad opportunities, and assists them through the job search process.
Dr. Barb Dewald is passionate about providing multiple opportunities for students to grow in their relationship with Christ.
Dr. James Mead thrives on Old Testament teachings and helping students understand, enjoy and learn from all parts of the Bible.
Dr. John Vonder Bruegge is known for his love of the New Testament and encourages experiences that allow for academic challenges and growth.
Dr. Fan Fei shows his passion for economics through his excitement in the classroom and the many economic research projects he’s completed.
Dr. Mike Wallinga followed his passions from college to become a professor who continually seeks new ways to challenge his students.
Dr. Kim Jongerius sees math as both art and language and encourages students to communicate mathematics effectively.
Dr. Angela Holt directs Northwestern’s Symphonic Band, Jazz Band and wind ensembles, while also teaching instrumental music education.
Dr. Emily Grace is passionate about her research on physics pedagogy, faith integration and physics hardware.
Dr. Laird Edman involves students in research focused on the cognitive science of religion.
Emily Stokes is known not only for her contemporary iconography and artwork, but also for helping students understand art concepts and techniques.
Dr. Heeg not only challenges her students in the classroom, but she provides them with many hands-on experiences off campus as well.
Dr. Chris Nonhof builds relationships with students in and out of the classroom.
Kyle Ochsner develops and oversees the strength and conditioning programs for many of Northwestern’s athletic teams.
Dr. Tatum Geerdes expresses her passion for nursing and for her students through her commitment to stewardship and student success.
Dr. Valerie Stokes provides students with a safe, encouraging environment in which she shares real-life examples from her own therapeutic practice.
Drew Schmidt is emphatic about his love of church, education and the arts, and he enjoys helping students follow their passions.
Dr. David Arnett sees God through nature, science and loving action—all of which have added to his understanding of what it means to live a Christian life.