Northwood University

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world rank  2661

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University Overview

Established in 1959, Northwood University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Midland (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Michigan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dallas, West Palm Beach. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Northwood University (NU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old 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.

University Identity

Acronym NU
Founded 1959
Colours Dark blue and light blue

University Location

Address 4000 Whiting Drive
Midland (population range: 50,000-249,999)
48640-2398 Michigan
United States
T +1 (989) 837 4200
F +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
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2600 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach 33409
+1 (561) 478 5500
800 458 8325

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northwood University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020