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University of Northwestern St. Paul

St. Paul, MN

University of Northwestern St. Paul (formerly Northwestern College), founded in 1902, is a private, liberal arts college with religious affiliation. Its 100-acre campus is located in St. Paul.

Web Sitewww.unwsp.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students3,222
   Women1,937 (60.1%)
   Men1,285 (39.9%)
Graduate Students205

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate70% of 1,356 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineAugust 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.50
SAT Math570 average
510-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading603 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$42,006
Tuition and Fees
$29,510
Room and Board
$9,060
Average Percent of Need Met70%
Average Freshman Award$19,740
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,299

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
97
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

St. Paul Population290,770
Nearest Metropolitan AreaMinneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 96% of freshmen, 65% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III, National Christian College Athletic Association
MascotEagles
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
3.1% Black/African-American
2.6% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.1% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students0.5% from 6 countries
First-Year Students Returning80.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
47.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
88%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
8.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.66 3.58 600 600 26
Low 3.30 3.30 600 600 26
High 4.00 3.80 600 600 26
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