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Northland College
Ashland, WI
Northland, founded in 1892, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 130-acre campus is located in Ashland, 75 miles south of Duluth, Minn.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 582
   Women 298 (51.2%)
   Men 284 (48.8%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 54% of 1,335 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $45,367
  Tuition and Fees $33,432
  Room and Board $8,485
Average Percent of Need Met 85%
Average Freshman Award $38,069
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 52
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
Ashland Population 8,130
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 74% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Lumberjacks and Lumberjills
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 2.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4% Asian
1.3% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.8% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students 3.3% from 3 countries
First-Year Students Returning 77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 44.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported