At Northwestern, 100% of traditional undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid. There are several options available, including financial aid scholarships, merit scholarships and grants.
Federal Pell Grant, Minnesota State Grant and/or Federal Stafford loans may be available for certificate- or degree-seeking students, and some course discounts may be available for individuals with special circumstances.
Filling out the FAFSA on the Web is now even easier with the new IRS Data Retrieval Tool. It provides students and parents the ability to auto-transfer their income tax information directly from the IRS to the FAFSA.
Read these great FAFSA Tips and prevent processing delays by avoiding common mistakes.
Get started on the FAFSA today! Financial aid funds are limited with funding going to the earliest eligible applicants.
Did you know..
In 2010, Northwestern College seniors graduated with less student debt than graduates from other Minnesota colleges and universities.
The average debt of Northwestern graduates in 2010 was nearly $3,400 less than graduates from other Minnesota college graduates.
Of the 28 Minnesota schools reporting, NWC ranked in the bottom fourth, coming in at 22.
Will an investment in college pay off? In an L.A. Times article (Expensive: But a Smart Choice 8/15/11) researchers Michael Greenstone and Adam Looney state,
"We've just completed a study that draws on a variety of data to help answer [that question], and our research suggests that college is not only worth it; it's probably going to be the best investment a person makes in a lifetime."
Most students rely on financial aid and scholarships to make this important investment and our financial aid office is dedicated to helping you find every available dollar to fund your education.
When comparing, Northwestern is one of the most affordable Christian colleges. Since the financial aid process is unique to each program, choose your program below to learn more about financial aid and scholarships.
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