Northwood University-Michigan (NU)

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Northwood University-Michigan can be found in Midland, MI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 4,000 students enrolled each year at NU.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score between 860 to 1150 on the SAT exam, or 20 to 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Northwood University-Michigan (NU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.25. About 70% of all applicant were admitted at Northwood University-Michigan, and from those that were granted acceptance around 32% continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at northwood.edu.

Overall Northwood University-Michigan (NU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

65.4%

The overall acceptance rate for Northwood University-Michigan was reported as 65.4% in Fall 2013 with over 1,450 college applications submitted to NU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • NU ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • NU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Northwood University-Michigan?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Northwood University-Michigan is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Northwood University-Michigan has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 73.5%
  • 2010-2011: 70.5%
  • 2011-2012: 68.1%
  • 2012-2013: 67.6%
  • 2013-2014: 65.4%
  • Projected NU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 67.6%

How Does Northwood University-Michigan (NU) Compare?

65.4%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Northwood University-Michigan is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Alma College67.9%
Kettering University61.6%
Cornerstone University68.1%
Calvin College69.8%
Aquinas College71.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants1,44762.3%37.7%
Admitted94663.3%36.7%
Enrolled30461.2%38.8%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Northwood University-Michigan (NU) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 24
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