University of Northwestern - St Paul Rankings

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In the World#6046 of 14178
In North America#1573 of 2629
In the United States#1491 of 2528
In Minnesota#33 of 49
In Saint Paul#10 of 10

Quick Review

Other Protestant
Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
Avg. cost to attend
$23,085 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

University of Northwestern - St Paul Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate92%91%92%
Freshmen enrolled full time401175226
Freshmen enrolled part time927

461 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,306 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
33 or 8%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1110
or below

75% of them
had 1330
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Northwestern - St Paul are 1110-1330 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
379 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Northwestern - St Paul are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2914 (83%)
Hispanic140 (4%)
Two or more races118 (3%)
Black or African American106 (3%)
Asian106 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown92 (3%)
Nonresident Alien38 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income


Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district$31,580$8,982
Tuition in-state$31,580$8,982
Tuition out-of-state$31,580$8,982
Fee in-district$630
Fee in-state$630
Fee out-of-state$630

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,111
Combined charge for room and board$9,660
Room charge$5,810
Meal charge$3,850

University of Northwestern - St Paul Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General4331
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse68
Psychology, General36
Theology & Theological Studies25
Elementary Education and Teaching19
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies18
Radio and Television17
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17
Biology & Biological Sciences, General15
Applied Mathematics, General14
Marketing & Marketing Management, General13
Organizational Leadership13
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other12
Public Relations & Image Management12
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General12
English Language and Literature, General12
Pre-Nursing Studies11
Divinity & Ministry11
Youth Ministry10
Graphic Design10
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects9
Music, General8
Music Teacher Education8
Computer Science8
Human Services, General8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7
History, General7
Music Performance, General7
Finance, General7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor7
Education, General7
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other6
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology6
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies6
Social Studies Teacher Education5
Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies4
Management Information Systems, General4
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4
Health Teacher Education3
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
Health & Medical Psychology2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Bible & Biblical Studies2
Music Theory and Composition1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Engineering & Industrial Management1
Mathematics, General1
Social Sciences, General1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth1
Art Teacher Education1
Grand Total1847495
Graduation rate68%61%72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesNorthwestern
University of Northwestern (MN)
WikipediaUniversity of Northwestern – St. Paul
MottoLight the Way
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarFall: August to September; Spring: January to May; Summer: May to August
Total FTE staff501
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address3003 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55113-1598
United States
City population285,000
Fax+1 (651) 631 5680

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