Northwestern College

Iowa’s Standout Christian College

Students from around the globe come to our campus in Orange City, Iowa, with an array of interests and ambitions, but they all share one goal in common—to lead a life of significance.

College should be about more than a diploma, right? It's for branching out, digging deeper, aiming higher as you get great preparation for your future. It's a time for growing into the person God created you to be. If you want to lead a life of significance—if you want to stand out—Northwestern is the school for you. What are you waiting for?

Why Northwestern College?

Recent surveys reveal that Northwestern students are supremely satisfied with their college experience. Here are just a few reasons why:

  • You'll stand out, but you'll also fit in. 9 in 10 freshmen say they feel a sense of belonging after just a few weeks.
  • Your faith will get stronger + deeper—it’s why we were named a “best college for spiritual enrichment” by Christianity Today.
  • You’ll get an education that will make you in demand—an impressive 99% of the 2022 class was employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.
  • We have great school spirit. Northwestern is an athletic powerhouse with high-scoring academic programs. That’s a win-win for you.

We think you'll love it here, and we're here to support you every step of the way.

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