U.S. News ranks Northwestern 6th among 70 Midwestern colleges, College Consensus ranks NWC as the nation’s fourth-best Christian college or university, and the college is consistently listed as a best value by Money magazine.

Northwestern College

Northwestern College is a standout Christian college located in Orange City. Nationally recognized for its strong academic program, vibrant campus community, and unwavering Christian commitment, Northwestern has been preparing people to serve Christ in the world since 1882.

More than 1,400 students attend Northwestern, coming from 35 states and 18 countries. They are pursuing bachelor’s degrees in 80 academic programs. Others are enrolled in Northwestern’s online Master of Education program or on-site master’s degree programs in athletic training and physician assistant studies.

Ninety-eight percent of Northwestern alumni, on average, are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

More than $70 million has been spent on construction & renovation projects in the last 15 years.

How Can We Help?

For more information about your economic development opportunities or the Orange City economic development team, contact Mark Gaul, Community Development Director or Mike Hofman, Chamber Executive Director.

Mark Gaul
Community Development Director
(712) 707-4885

Mike Hofman
Chamber Executive Director
(712) 707-4510

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