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Academics @ NWC
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Admissions @ NWC
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Campus life @ NWC
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Faith @ NWC
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Alumni @ NWC
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Giving @ NWC
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Computer scienceAndrea has interests in both user interface development and graphic design. She’d like to work in video game design and development and perhaps even pursue a career at NASA.
Biology-health professionsA future doctor, Kaytlyn loves to help people. That’s why she mentors Northwestern NEXT students, participated in a Summer of Service in Haiti, and gets great fulfillment from tutoring students in writing, biology and chemistry courses.
TheatreMaddie attended Northwestern’s Theatre Camp as a high school student. Now she’s majoring in theatre and learning how her art glorifies God.
Biology-health professionsTaylor appreciates how Northwestern sets high academic standards that will prepare her well for medical school.
HistoryColin's lifelong love of history has led him to want to bring the past to life for students.
Social workHayden hopes to serve as an advocate for people in need, aiming to improve their lives and circumstances.
Public relationsJadeyn hopes to work in event planning and fundraising, with her sights set on one day starting a nonprofit to assist people who have been rescued from human trafficking.
NursingJacob became interested in health care at a young age, as both his mother and grandmother were nurses. Through their examples, he realized that he, too, enjoys helping people be physically, mentally and spiritually healthy.
Business administration and psychologyJonathan came to Northwestern from California and joined the Honors Program partway through his college career to increase his learning and competitive advantage for eventual employment or graduate school.
Worship artsLibby found that worship arts combines all of her passions: music, theology and theatre.
Computer science and historyNorthwestern’s size and sense of community led Landon here, but it's the faculty and learning opportunities that continue to impress him as a student. Right now, Landon is considering grad school to become a history professor.
Music and secondary educationIf a Northwestern College music ensemble is playing, there’s a good chance Joel is part of it. A music and secondary education major, he plans to become a high school band director after graduation.
Biology-health professionsWhen looking at career options, Samantha discovered her love for math and science align with the skills needed for biomedical engineering.
ChemistryKip appreciates the academic rigor of Northwestern’s science curriculum and feels it will set him apart on his journey to become an orthopedic surgeon.
Business AdministrationWith the hands-on experience Karlveon has received as a business administration major and entrepreneurship minor, he feels well prepared to become a real estate agent in the Phoenix area following graduation.
BiophysicsA biophysics major, Dylan says his professors have helped him understand that the learning process is more important than any grade he might receive.
Graphic DesignFaith’s experiences as an art student have given her versatility in multiple art forms, styles and techniques. In the future, she hopes to illustrate children’s books for a Christian publishing company.
English TeachingMadelynn Harre is an English teaching major with a heart for words and exploring God’s world. She appreciates how her English courses have widened her perspective on diverse cultural backgrounds.
Criminal JusticeWrestling brought Manuel to Northwestern, where he is majoring in criminal justice and preparing to become a probation officer.
MathematicsStudying math has strengthened Steven’s faith and taught him how to identify sound reasoning and false assumptions—skills that will be useful not only in his future career as a physician, but also in life.
Secondary educationThe many field experiences Lydia has had as a secondary education major have helped her feel prepared for the day she’ll have her own classroom.
Political science and social workMaya’s concern for human rights is the motivation for her double majors in political science and social work. She eventually wants to work for a government agency serving refugees, immigrants, migrants and orphans.
Public relations and marketingA campus tour guide who remembered her when she returned to Northwestern for a second visit is one of the reasons Emily decided to transfer to NWC. Even though she transferred in the middle of a school year, she found it easy to make friends and get involved.
English TeachingThough she is 9,000 miles from home, international student Elyssa has found a second family at Northwestern as she prepares to become an English teacher.
Exercise ScienceSpending a semester studying in Ireland helped Emily expand her worldview and grow in confidence.
PsychologyAn aspiring art therapist, Amelia appreciates her psychology professors’ support of her research and believes she will be well prepared for grad school.
Worship ArtsJames Stoscher values the time he and fellow worship arts majors spend studying Scripture and its more practical applications. In the future, he plans to lead worship at a local church and direct band or choir at a school.
SpanishTrey is preparing for a career in missions by enhancing his language skills and building relationships with students from all walks of life.
Physical EducationA two-sport all-conference athlete, Emily looks forward to becoming a physical education teacher so she can inspire children to become more active.