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Northland College Student Life

Northland College is on a 130-acre campus in a small town setting in Ashland, Wisconsin. There are many activities and organizations for Northland College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Northland College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Northland College has a thriving Northland Volunteer Program. In fact, more students participate in 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).

Northland College students' favorite campus traditions are Job and Internship Fair, Fall Convocation and Everybody Party.

Northland College Housing

Northland College offers housing. 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 2021, 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 635 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 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.

Is Northland College Safe?

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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Northland College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Northland College, take U.S. Highway 2 to Ashland, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Duluth International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Northland College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Northland College Campus Services

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