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Northwestern College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Orange City, IA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$78,599
Tuition and Fees
$56,691
Room and Board
$17,019
Books and Supplies
$1,638
Other Expenses
$3,251
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001883
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
269 (91.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
225 (83.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
225 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
98 (43.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$26,811
Need-Based Gift
Received by 225 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,528
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 104 (46.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,680
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 83 (36.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
67 (22.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,890

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
828 (86.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
711 (85.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
711 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
275 (38.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$26,448
Need-Based Gift
Received by 710 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,102
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 390 (54.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,248
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 234 (32.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
239 (24.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,145

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,473
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
943
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
164
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
537
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,550

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