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NORTHLAND COLLEGE, ASHLAND, WISCONSIN

Ashland, WisconsinLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1892Established Year
  635Enrollment

Northland College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Sonal Vaid Sonal Vaid
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Being one of the smallest and most remote college of Wisconsin, Northland College is known for its focus on environment and sustainability. Established in 1892, Northland College is a private, non-profit environment college located in a small town setting of Ashland, Wisconsin. 

Northland College is a small college and a magnet to environment friendly students who want to study in the USA. With a total enrollment of around 600 students, Northland College offers undergraduate programs in science, arts and humanities. According to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Northland College was named first in a sustainable curriculum.

Due to its location at the shore of the world's largest freshwater lake- Lake Superior, Northland College offers students with opportunities of working as an intern at fisheries, natural resource or wildlife departments, etc. A student from the college was also selected for international NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Internship

Rankings

Northland College has received a number of recognitions and accolades for years. Northland College has ranked

  • #22 in Regional Colleges Midwest, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #10 in Best Value Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #7 in Top Performers on Social Mobility, U.S News & World Report, 2020
  • #4 in Best Liberal Arts College in Wisconsin, Niche 2020
  • #87 in Best Colleges for Environmental Science in America, Niche, 2020
  • #79 in Best Colleges for Sports Management in America, Niche, 2020
  • #1 in 10 of The Best College Environmental Programs in The US, Mother Nature Network
  • #29 in The Top 50 Colleges that Award the Most Merit Aid, College Vine
  • #16 in Top 50 Green Colleges, Princeton Review
  • #5 in 20 Best Value Small Colleges for an Environmental Science Degree, Best Value Schools, 2019
  • #8 in US Schools Offering Outdoor Education Listed in Order of Popularity, College Factual

Highlights

Year of Establishment1892
LocationAshland, Wisconsin
Type of CollegePrivate
Campus SettingRural
Faculty Members69
Percentage of International Students4%
Annual Acceptance Rate54%
Academic CalendarSemester
Basic Tuition Fee37,078 USD
Test Scores AcceptedTOEFL/ IELTS
Websitenorthland.edu

Programs

Northland College offers 40+ academic programs at the undergraduate level with study areas of Arts, Humanities and Science fields. Northland College is known for its course curriculum that combines liberal arts education with green skills. 

All the majors offered at the college are focused on environmental and sustainability. A few of the popular programs offered at the college include natural resources, biology, environmental education, sustainable agriculture, etc.

Campus and Campus Facilities

Located at the country of Ashland, Wisconsin, a community of just over 8,000 people, Northland College campus is a synonym of every student’s dream. Talking about a healthy environment, the campus is surrounded by a million acres of national forest. 

Located near the shore of Lake Superior, Northland College provides its students with opportunities to get internship opportunities with various organizations in the fisheries, wildlife, natural resource departments, etc. 

Housing Facilities or Residence

With 80% of the student body living on campus, Northland College offers various apartments and residence halls for students to live on campus. The on-campus accommodation provides students with an opportunity to connect with the Northland community and grow as an individual.

A few of the on-campus residence halls include:

  • McLean Environmental Living and Learning Community (MELLC): Accommodates approximately 110 students annually providing kitchens, lounges and study rooms for students.
  • Fenenga Hall: Houses approximately 130 freshmen and returning students.
  • Mead Hall: It is the smallest resident hall of the campus that can house 30 students.
  • McMillan Hall: This hall is a co-educational residence housing adjacent to Dexter Library housing over 115 students.
  • Memorial Hall: Built in 1926, Memorial Hall is the oldest residence in the campus that houses over 80 students.
  • Townhouse Apartments: These are fully furnished apartments with two-bedroom and two-bath facility.

All You Need to Know About Application Process

Admissions at Northland College are on a rolling basis. However, international applicants must make sure to complete and apply for admissions beforehand. With an average acceptance rate of 54%, the admission applications at Northland College are accepted on the basis of the secondary school academic curriculum, GPA, test scores, etc. 

Application:Online Application

Application Fee: No application fee

Admission Requirements: The general admission requirements for international students are:

  • Completed application form
  • Academic transcripts of secondary school or other educational institution attended
  • English proficiency scores
ExamsMinimum Required Scores
TOEFL525(PBT)
193(CBT)
69(iBT)
IELTS6.0
  • Copy of Passport
  • Supporting Financial Documents which includes bank statements and Certification of Finances form

Cost and Expenses at Northland College for 2020-21

The cost and expenses at Northland College include not only the tuition and housing fee but also the indirect costs such as books and supplies, transportation, etc. The table below shows the estimated annual expenses for students entering the college in 2020-21. 

ExpensesAnnual Fee (in USD)
Tuition fee37,078
Room fee4,470
Student fee1,518
Enrolment deposit200
Other expenses (books & supplies, transportation, personal expenses, etc.)3,450

Scholarships and Financial Aid

International students are required to pay their first semester fee before the start of their classes and provide the financial documents as part of the enrollment process. Various academic scholarships and additional financial aid are made available for international students at Northland College. 

International students are eligible for 20,000 USD-24,000 USD for a year. Also, an annual campus employment award of 3,000 USD is available for every international student admitted to Northland College.

The various financial aid options available at Northland College include:

  • AcademicScholarships- Based on the applicant’s existing academic record and test scores. These scholarships are awarded shortly after acceptance to the college. Amount/ value: $18,000- $28,000 ($72,000-$112,00).
  • Lake Superior Scholarship- a competitive scholarship for students with academic excellence award amount/ value of 1,000USD annually.
  • Northland Legacy Scholarship- For applicants whose parent or grandparent attended Northland College awarding 1,000 USD annually.
  • Transfer Scholarships- Transfer students are eligible for academic and achievement-based scholarships and can contact the college for the details. 

Students can apply for other financial aid options such as external or private international scholarships awarded by private organizations to study in the USA. Education loans are another way of financing education abroad. Students must make sure to read all the conditions involved in the loan processes. 

Work While you Study

Northland College students get to work as they study. Students must contact the financial aid office for details and eligibility. Students can work on-campus for a maximum of 20 hours a week. 

Alumni Network

Northland College offers several awards and career services for its alumni.

Some of the notable alumni are listed below:

  • Sigurd F. Olson: American author, environmentalist, and advocate for the protection of wilderness.
  • Jamming Tenzing Norgay: mountaineer and motivational speaker
  • Beth Meyers: American social worker and politician
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Northland College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population635
FAFSA Code003875
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$35,998 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Northland College Acceptance Rate

61.2%

Acceptance Rate

1625

Total Applicants

626

Total Enrolled

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Female

48.1%

Male

51.9%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program61.1%
Total Applicants1024
Total Enrolled626

Northland College Enrollment

Enrollment
Northland College Enrollment626
Undergraduate Enrollment626
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate57.9%

Attendance Cost

$35,998

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$35,998 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$800 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$8,886 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,650 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,886 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,650 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,650 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,650 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

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1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806
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Walgreens Pharmacy1.5 Km
Bad River Pharmacy1.55 Km
Krista Rouse, PharmD1.74 Km
Ann Yapel, PharmD1.74 Km
Danielle MacDonald, PharmD1.74 Km
Walmart Pharmacy3.08 Km
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Airport

Ashland VOR-DME ASX 110.24.82 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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