Northwood University-Florida

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Northwood University-Florida can be found in West Palm Beach, FL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is approximately around 770 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 1210 (25th percentile) - 1500 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 17 (25th percentile) - 23 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Northwood University-Florida average GPA (2.80 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 51% of all applicants are accepted to Northwood University-Florida, from which 29 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at northwood.edu.

Overall Northwood University-Florida Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

51.0%

The overall acceptance rate for Northwood University-Florida was reported as 51.0% in Fall 2013 with over 880 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • SAT Scores: 1210 - 1500
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Northwood University-Florida, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 Northwood University-Florida has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 54.6%
  • 2010-2011: 51.8%
  • 2011-2012: 46.3%
  • 2012-2013: 54.0%
  • 2013-2014: 51.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 51.4%

How Does Northwood University-Florida Compare?

51.0%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Northwood University-Florida is nine percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Ave Maria University59.6%
Webber International University63.8%
Florida Christian College41.7%
New College of Florida60.6%
Florida College58.8%

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
Applicants88056.3%43.8%
Admitted44959.5%40.5%
Enrolled12859.4%40.6%

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading390 - 500
Math430 - 520
Writing390 - 480
Total Score1210 - 1500
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 23
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