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Welcoming Students

Northwestern students come from every walk of life, at every point of their education. Whether you are a high school student, traditional undergraduate student, an adult or a graduate student, we have a supportive curriculum tailored for you. And with over 100 student groups and activities, there is already a community waiting to welcome you!
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    At Northwestern, we’re committed to providing excellent academics, opportunities to make meaningful relationships, and inspiration to deepen your faith.

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  • Young diverse students learning together in a classroom on campus.

    PSEO & Early College

    You can earn college credit while attending high school!

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  • Diverse students at graduation

    Adult Undergraduate

    The Adult Undergraduate program is designed for busy, working adults who want to complete an Associate of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree. The integration of biblical ethics in all programs also...

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  • Carl Bliss on graduation


    The Graduate Studies program offers a variety of degree options in an accelerated format designed for busy, working adults. The integration of biblical ethics in all programs also lays the foundation...

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Prepare for your Future
With over 75 degrees and caring professors and staff, we'll help you choose the right major, find an internship, plan your job search and even gain career coaching after you've graduated.
Faith at Northwestern
Our identity comes from Christ. This means that our students benefit from education infused with prayer, worship, and a biblical worldview.
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We'd love to meet you and show you around. While we're one of the most beautiful college campuses in the Midwest, it's the people who set this place apart.

Blog and News

Check out helpful resources, inspiring stories, and news from the Northwestern community.
  • Dr. Joel Light teaching an outside class

    Dr. Joel Light Brightens the UNW Biology Department

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  • Portrait of Emily Herlinger

    Cultivating Community in the Classroom: An Interview with Emily Herlinger ‘15

    Northwestern Alumna, Emily Herlinger, shares her experiences teaching English as a second language both in Bulgaria and In Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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  • ​A Little Means a Lot: Reflections of UNW 2018 Appalachian Spring Missions Trip

    Nestled in the mountains along the Ohio River, this little Appalachian town was deluged with heavy rains in February causing mudslides and a partial dam break forcing dozens of people out of their...

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  • Northwestern Celebrates Open Education Week Announcing Adoption of 50th Open Textbook

    Free Digital Textbooks Have Saved Students $275,000

    The University of Northwestern’s Online Learning Office announced the adoption of its 50th free and open textbook saving students $275,000 since the program began in 2015.

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