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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!
  • Undergraduates in group photo


    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.
  • Pithos Jar

    3,000 year old pithos uncovered by Dr. Boyd Seevers

    Dr. Boyd Seevers uncovered an artifact that illustrates life in Israel at the time of Judges and helps to confirm the historicity of the book of Joshua.

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  • Donald Erickson In The Presidents Office

    Northwestern’s sixth president called home

    University of Northwestern regretfully shares the news that Dr. Don Ericksen, the sixth president of University of Northwestern, died on August 6, 2018, surrounded by his family.

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  • Hands sifting through the dirt

    Doctors Winslow and Schultz Team Up to Teach Science and Theology

    Dr. Walter Schultz, professor of philosophy and scholar-in-residence, and Dr. Lisanne Winslow, professor of biology, have spent the last four years formulating a rhythm for team-teaching courses at...

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  • Yvonne RB-Banks Ph.D. and Alexus Harrison holding awards for the Pathway to Teaching Scholarship honors.

    UNW Creates Pathways to Teaching Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Yvonne RB-Banks

    Northwestern created the Pathways to Teaching scholarship award for education majors to create a diverse community of educators.

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