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Community. That’s usually the first thing students say when they’re asked what they love most about Northwestern College. They say: I belong here. People accept me the way I am. Northwestern is home.

Our students say living with their friends in community leads not only to some of the best college memories, but also to some of their best learning about how to be a thinking Christian in today’s world. Students grow and change together. They mature intellectually, socially and emotionally—and realize their learning about life is just beginning.

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Life in Raider Nation
Clash of the Classes. Pajama bowling. Cardboard-and-duct-tape armored battle. Notable speakers talking about hot topics. Raider sports, dances, concerts, plays, art exhibitions, coffeehouse open-mic nights … There’s always something happening. And it’s all right here on campus.

Campus life videos

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Better than the rest
Survey says … Northwestern students are
supremely satisfied with life in Raider Nation.
We bested our competitors in personal
attention, school spirit and more.

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Smart and Strong
Want a standout college that’s strong academically, spiritually, relationally and athletically? Choose Northwestern.

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