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Northwood U, founded in 1959, is a private, multipurpose university including business- and industry-oriented curricula. Its 434-acre campus is located in Midland, 55 miles north of Flint.

Website: www.northwood.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,211
Undergraduate
Students
(33.1%) 401 Women
(66.9%) 810 Men
311
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 1,075 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
548 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
545 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$42,890
Tuition and Fees
$29,480
Room and Board
$11,110
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$25,353
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,254
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
49
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Midland Population
42,181
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Timberwolf Woodrow T. Wolf'
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
6.2% Black/African-American
4.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.7% White
8.6% Unknown
International Students
5.9% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
55.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
10.0%
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