Northland College

Northland College

1411 Ellis Ave S, Ashland, United States
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
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  • Currently Enrolled
    7
  • Previously Enrolled
    9

Overview of Northland College (Northland College)

About this school

Northland, founded in 1892, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 130-acre campus is located in Ashland, 75 miles south of Duluth, Minn.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:635
    • Men:293 Men (46.1%)
    • Women:342 Women (53.9%)

Location

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Admission Information (Northland College)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Northland College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
August 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1411 Ellis Avenue
City, State, Zip
Ashland, WI 54806-3925
Phone
(715) 682-1224
Fax
(715) 682-1258
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
61% of 1,625 applicants were admitted
Women
62% of 1,034 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 591 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
238 (24%) of 994 admitted students enrolled
Women
130 (20%) of 636 admitted students enrolled
Men
108 (30%) of 358 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
40%
• Score 18 - 23
46%
• Score 12 - 17
6%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Northland College)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,183 (74.13%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,176 (18.8%)
  • Other Expenses: - $800 (1.64%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,650 (5.43%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Northland College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003875
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
186 (98.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
171 (91.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
170 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
21 (12.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$32,280
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 170 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,975
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 151 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,565
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 31 (18.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
16 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,469

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
565 (95.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
512 (90.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
508 (99.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
100 (19.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$30,526
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 500 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,259
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 398 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,779
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 69 (13.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
79 (13.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,101

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,731
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,741

Academics & Instruction (Northland College)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Other

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


50

Part-Time Faculty


19

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


64%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 48% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
74,621
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
125
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Northland College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


55.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


63%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


64.0%

Programs & Majors (Northland College)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (29)


  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Creative Writing
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forestry, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Meteorology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Outdoor Education
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Natural resources/environmental science, Biological/life sciences, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life (Northland College)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    8,130

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    130 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    5.8 average low in January, 75.5 average high in September
    Rain
    121 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    1 mile(s) from campus in Ashland
    Nearest Train Station
    -

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    74% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through junior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    26%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Lumberjacks and Lumberjills
    School Colors
    Blue and orange

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Ice Hockey
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Ice Hockey
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    -

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Northland College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, northland volunteer program, northland college student association, native american student association, environmental council, saac (student athlete organization)

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    594

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    635
    Women
    342
    Men
    293

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 2.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.4% Asian
    • 2.8% Black/African-American
    • 5.2% Hispanic/Latino
    • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 82.7% White
    • 2.2% Unknown

    International Students


    3.6% from 4 countries

    Average Age


    21

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources (Northland College)

    Study resources