3,222
Students
Financial aid thermometer
18,390
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
69
69%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

University of Northwestern–St. Paul is a Comprehensive institution located in St. Paul, MN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Officer of Admissions
3003 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, MN  55113-1598
United States
Contact Admissions
Email: admissions@unwsp.edu
Phone: 651-631-5111
Fax: 651-631-5680

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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English As A Second/foreign Language (teaching) Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Missionary Studies And Missiology Checkmark
Pastoral Counseling And Specialized Ministries Related Checkmark
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Theological And Ministerial Studies Related Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,356
Applied
943
Accepted
3,222
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

775
Females Applied
548
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

581
Males Applied
395
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Lifestyle agreement, statement of Christian faith

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,990
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Fees

550
Full-time student fees
9,460
Room & board
5,690
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

18,390
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,740
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,940
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,468
Avg. Loan Aid
8,213
Avg. Grant Aid
13,504
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,222
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.58%
Black or African American 3.07%
White or Caucasian 85.72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 3.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 1.89%
Other 2.39%

Gender

Male (39.88%)
Female (60.12%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 65%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Variety Shows, Christmas at Northwestern and Day of Prayer and Service

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Northwestern Student Association (student government), The Gathering (religious group), Student Missions Fellowship, Guardian Angels and Outreach Ministries

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
gated access to main campus, emergency notification system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

208
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 94
Part-time - 114
Male - 113
Female - 95