Northland College

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Northland College can be found in Ashland, WI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is approximately around 670 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Roughly 70% of all students which applied were accepted at Northland College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 17% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Northland College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Northland College was reported as 66.5% in Fall 2020 with over 1,440 applications submitted to Northland College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Northland College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 54.0%
  • 2017-2018: 61.2%
  • 2018-2019: 51.0%
  • 2019-2020: 66.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 55.3%

How Does Northland College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Northland College is seventeen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

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Finlandia University71.9%
Minneapolis College of Art and Design58.5%
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Ripon College69.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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