Northland College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4420 of 14,131 In the World
#1242 of 2,597 In North America
#1167 of 2,496 In the United States
#27 of 47 In Wisconsin

Quick Review

Religion
United Church of Christ
Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
1101
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$20,340 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
570
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Northland College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 64% 65% 64%
Applicants 1,706 585 1,121
Admissions 1,097 382 715
Freshmen enrolled full time 149 68 81

244 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
29 or 19%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1018
or below

75% of them
had 1183
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Northland College are 1018-1183 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
90 or 60%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Northland College are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 383 (69%)
Hispanic 41 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 39 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 35 (6%)
Two or more races 26 (5%)
Black or African American 21 (4%)
Asian 9 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,340/year
Average aid awarded
$29,745
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,112
$30-48K $16,375
$48-75K $18,705
$75-110K $21,942
$110K+ $24,341

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $37,078
Tuition in-state $37,078
Tuition out-of-state $37,078
Fee in-district $1,518
Fee in-state $1,518
Fee out-of-state $1,518

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 505
Combined charge for room and board $10,574
Room charge $4,470
Meal charge $6,104

Northland College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General 16
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other 12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 11
Forestry, Other 8
Geology & Earth Science, General 7
Outdoor Education 7
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 7
Hydrology and Water Resources Science 6
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other 6
Sociology, General 6
Chemistry, General 4
Environmental Studies 3
Psychology, General 3
Women's Studies 3
Community Organization and Advocacy 2
Development Economics and International Development 2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 1
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
Graphic Design 1
History, General 1
Mathematics, General 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 112
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 56% 50% 63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
173
Citations
3,053

Publication / Citation count by topic

Environmental Science
81 / 1,780
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
48 / 387
Ecology
45 / 1,003
Geography and Cartography
31 / 241
Biology
31 / 688
Business
20 / 468
Sociology
14 / 69
Demography
13 / 153
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
10 / 232
Environmental Management
10 / 158
Chemistry
10 / 393
Marketing
10 / 213
Zoology
9 / 58
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
8 / 402
Psychology
8 / 195
Engineering
8 / 205
Economics
8 / 157
Art & Design
7 / 7
Computer Science
7 / 5
Geology
7 / 195
Mathematics
6 / 74
Medicine
5 / 71
Political Science
5 / 84
Classics and Ancient History
4 / 2
Communications and Public Relations
4 / 50
Botany
4 / 175
Art History
4 / 0
Development Studies
3 / 83
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
3 / 13
Hydrology and Water resources management
3 / 84
Public Policy / Administration
3 / 30
Physics
3 / 50
Biochemistry
3 / 99
Statistics
3 / 66
History
3 / 5
Archaeology
3 / 23
Oceanography
3 / 156
Creative Writing
2 / 4
Criminology and Criminal Justice
2 / 1
Child Psychology
2 / 173

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 2
1992 0 4
1993 1 5
1994 0 4
1995 2 5
1996 0 8
1997 0 13
1998 2 11
1999 1 6
2000 3 16
2001 0 14
2002 4 8
2003 0 31
2004 6 39
2005 2 36
2006 1 52
2007 5 76
2008 3 82
2009 14 105
2010 8 78
2011 7 124
2012 8 161
2013 9 165
2014 16 185
2015 9 196
2016 13 260
2017 15 331
2018 22 342
2019 20 404
2020 12 540
2021 17 616

Notable alumni

  1. Jamling Tenzing Norgay

    Jamling Tenzing Norgay
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    mountaineerexplorer
    Biography

    Jamling Tenzing Norgay is an Indian-Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer.

General info

Founded 1906
Motto A Highway Shall be There
Colors orange, blue
Academic Calendar Four-One-Four
Total FTE staff 137
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 1411 Ellis Avenue
Ashland, Wisconsin, 54806-3999
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 7156821699
Fax +1 (715) 682 1258

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