Northland College is found in Ashland, WI. Ashland is a self-contained town. Applicants to the school are attracted by its United Church of Christ identity. Northland College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at the school.
Northland College has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in conservation and resource management, science.
Admission to Northland College is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 530. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 640.
Northland College has a tenure system for senior faculty.
Students numbered 682 in 2007-2008 at the school.
Northland College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Northland College offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Northland College's mission is to integrate liberal arts studies with an environmental emphasis, enabling those it serves to address the challenges of the future."
More complete details are provided below.
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1411 Ellis Avenue
Ashland , WI 54806-3999
General Phone: (715) 682-1699
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Science||27||biology, biochemistry, atmospheric sciences, chemistry, geology, hydrology and water resources|
|Conservation and Resource Management||26||environmental studies, environmental science, natural resources management, forestry, wildlife management|
|Liberal Arts||24||Native American studies, English, English composition, peace and conflict resolution, international studies, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, history|
|Education and Teaching||22||education, elementary school teaching, teacher ed, art education, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, ...|
|Business and Management||12||business management, accounting|
|Therapy and Counseling||6||psychology|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||4||registered nursing|
|Fine Arts||3||fine arts|
|Medical Administration||2||health care administration|
|Religion and Philosophy||2||religion, philosophy and religious studies|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||0||parks and recreation studies|
Number of programs and degrees for Northland College in 2008-2009:
In 2007-2008, Northland College had a total enrollment of 682 students (686 full-time equivalent).
Students in the Freshman Class:
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)
Retention Rates (2007):
Northland College offers campus housing for 566 of its 686 (full-time) students.
The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.
Standardized Test Scores:
|Test||25th Percentile||75th Percetile|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||not required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||required|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT||17%|
|Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT||83%|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||required|
|Other Standardized Tests||not required|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 23,101|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 23,101|
|Room and board||$ 6,440|
|Room charge||$ 2,600|
|Board (meal plan) charge||$ 3,840|
|Books and supplies||$ 800|
|Other expenses||$ 1,600|
Northland College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 387500)
Northland College has a tenure system for faculty.
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||academic year||13||$47,776||2||*|
|Assistant professor||academic year||10||$40,462||4||$46,994|
|All faculty total||academic year||30||$47,985||9||$49,979|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
|Basketball||Upper Midwest Athletic Conference|
|Baseball||Upper Midwest Athletic Conference|
|Track||Upper Midwest Athletic Conference|
Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
American Indian/Native American Studies
English Language and Literature, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
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What Sets Northland College Apart:
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United Church of Christ affiliation
Accepts some high school credits
Offers credit for life experience
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers weekend classes
Student employment services
Option to study abroad
Offers part-time study
Offers campus housing
Offers a board (meal) plan
Tenure system for quality teaching
NCAA athletic conference member
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