|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||802 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Northwood University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,346 applications and 901 students were granted admission. Northwood University is at the #65 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 91% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 10% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1110|
|ACT||20 to 24|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Northwood University's tuition was $23,860 for all students regardless of residency (10.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Northwood University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 30% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,736 (which is 7.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Northwood University in 2016-2017, was 290, which is 87% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,850 (which is 0.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Northwood University has enrolled a total of 3,545 students (2,045 students full-time and 1,500 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,545 students, 584 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 56% men and 44% women and 3,050 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 495 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,063 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 21%
Black/African American: 11%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Two or more races: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 5 largest majors offered at Northwood University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||93%||347||223|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||2%||6||2|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||1%||3|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||0%||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||0%||0||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Northwood University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Northwood University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,800. Last year, out of the total 2,220 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,087 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,307 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,053 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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