Northwestern College Graduate Schools

Northwestern College (referred to as Northwestern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Orange City, IA. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Northwestern College is $6,360 in average. The school has 427 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,496 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Northwestern College (referred to as Northwestern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Orange City, IA. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1953 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Northwestern Directory Information
School NameNorthwestern College (Northwestern)
Address101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, IA 51041
Phone712-707-7000
Webhttps://www.nwciowa.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.nwciowa.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.nwciowa.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Northwestern College is $6,360 in average. The school has 427 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,496 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 51 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$6,360
Student Population427
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs51 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Northwestern College is $6,360 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $340.
Northwestern College offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Northwestern College offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Northwestern College is $6,360. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.32% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$5,580$200
2018-2019$5,850$200
2019-2020$6,030$200
2020-2021$6,120$220
2021-2022$6,120$240
The graduate school tuition & fees of Northwestern is very inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Iowa. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Iowa graduate tuition is $17,029 (public) / $12,765 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Northwestern College$6,360
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Iowa Graduate Schools$10,873$13,536
Public$11,125$17,029
Private$12,765
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,900 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Northwestern College. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.94% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,900. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.54% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,000$3,100$9,000$3,100
2018-2019$9,200$3,000$9,200$3,000
2019-2020$9,600$2,750$9,600$2,750
2020-2021$9,800$2,980$9,600$2,980
2021-2022$10,000$2,900$10,000$2,900
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $340 at Northwestern College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$310
2018-2019$325
2019-2020$335
2020-2021$340
2021-2022$340

Graduate Programs at Northwestern

Northwestern College offers 6 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 100 students have completed their study at Northwestern College.
Offered Degrees at Northwestern College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree53100
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Total63100
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Northwestern College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 2 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 57 completers.
Northwestern College offers 6 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 100 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 100 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 100 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration57-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching33-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physician Assistant0-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Total100
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Northwestern

For academic year 2021-2022, total 427 students enrolled into Northwestern College graduate schools where it has total 1,496 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 51 full-time and 376 part-time graduate students. By gender, 90 male and 337 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total42790337
Full-time511041
Part-tme37680296
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 281 White (65.81%), 5 Black/African American (1.17%), 6 Hispanic (1.41%), 2 Asian (0.47%), and 133 students with other races. 2 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total42790337
American Indian/Native American211
Asian211
Black/African American514
Hispanic633
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White28154227
Two More000
Un-Known12929100
Non-resident Alien211
Northwestern College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 403 graduate students (94.38% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total427
Enrolled Online Exclusively403
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses24

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