Northwood University

country rank  1015
world rank  2697

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University Overview

Established in 1959, Northwood University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Midland (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Michigan. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Dallas, West Palm Beach. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Northwood University (NU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Northwood University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NU
Founded 1959
Colours Dark blue and light blue

University Location

Address 4000 Whiting Drive
Midland
48640-2398 Michigan
United States
Tel +1 (800) 622 9000
Fax +1
Other locations Dallas, West Palm Beach

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2600 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach 33409
(561) 478 5500
800 458 8325

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools
2000 Classification Schools of business and management
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northwood University's Library
Northwood University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 30,504 physical volumes, 265 physical media and 26 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Northwood University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 780 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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