Northland College is on a 130-acre campus in the small town setting of Ashland, Wisconsin.
There are many activities and organizations for Northland College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Northland College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Northland College has the Northland Volunteer Program. In fact, more students participate in the Northland Volunteer Program than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Northland College include Northland College Student Association, Native American Student Association, Environmental Council and SAAC (Student Athlete Organization).
The Northland College community comes together each year for Job and Internship Fair, Fall Convocation and Everybody Party.
This table offers information on housing at Northland College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||74%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||548|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||441|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||26%|
Northland College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Northland College students live on campus. In 2022, 74% of undergrads at Northland College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 26% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Northland College. There are 548 spots available in on-campus housing for all 570 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 441 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Northland College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Northland College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Northland College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Northland College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Northland College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Northland College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Northland College, take U.S. Highway 2 to Ashland, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Duluth International airport.
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