Northwestern Health Sciences University

country rank  1345
world rank  3835

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Established in 1941, Northwestern Health Sciences University is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bloomington (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Northwestern Health Sciences University (NWHSU) 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, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 79 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NWHSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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 NWHSU
Founded 1941

University Location

Address 2501 W 84Th Street
Bloomington
55431 Minnesota
United States
Tel +1 (952) 888 4777
Fax +1 (952) 888 6713

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Room 141, 2501 W 84th Street
Bloomington 55431
(612) 888 4777
952 885 5409

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
2000 Classification Other separate health profession schools
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northwestern Health Sciences University's Library
Northwestern Health Sciences University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 18,015 physical volumes, 1,965 physical media and 75 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
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

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE), Commission on Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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