Northland College

Overview of Northland College

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.

Areas of Study

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.

Northland College Selectivity

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.

Student Body

Students numbered 682 in 2007-2008 at the school.

Student Life

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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Some campuses offers specific programs
Environmental Studies
Natural Resources Conservation And Research, Other
Forestry, Other
Natural Resources And Conservation, Other
American Indian/Native American Studies
Women's Studies
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Engineering, General
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Outdoor Education
Religion/Religious Studies
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, Other
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Hydrology And Water Resources Science
Psychology, General
Community Organization And Advocacy
Graphic Design
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
History, General
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Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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