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Northland College

Ashland, WI 4-Year Private
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About Northland College

Northland College Overview

Northland College is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Ashland, Wisconsin. Northland College was founded in 1892 and enrolls 570 undergrads and no graduate students. Northland College ensures housing for up to 548 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Northland College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Northland College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Northland College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Northland College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Northland College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Northland College on the Student Life page.

2022 Northland College Facts At-A-Glance
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Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
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Average GPA 3.3
Tuition $39,719
Percent of Need Met 78%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $33,487

Is Northland College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Northland College offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Northland College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Northland College, around 73% are still enrolled their sophomore year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Northland College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Northland College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Northland College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Northland College's endowment was valued at $22.6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Northland College spends about $11,244 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Northland College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Northland College meets 78% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Northland College full-time are awarded $33,487 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $31,106 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Northland College.

Based on this information, is Northland College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Northland College a good school for you?

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Where is Northland College Located?

Northland College is located in the small town setting of Ashland, Wisconsin.

If you are interested in seeing Northland College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 2 to Ashland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Duluth International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Northland College and Ashland are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1411 Ellis Avenue Ashland, WI 54806-3925

Campus Setting: Small Town

Northland College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Northland College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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Northland College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Northland College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$50,925

In State

$50,925

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$39,719
$39,719
Fees
$1,518
$1,518
Housing
$9,688
$9,688
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Northland College is like? There are approximately 570 students enrolled at Northland College. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 50% percent are from WI and 50% percent of students are from other states.

95%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

50%

In State

50%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

570

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$41,237

Out-of-State

$41,237

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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