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Why Northwest

Championship Culture

Winner of 47 national championships since 2009 across all academic and athletic teams.

78 percent retention rate

78% retention rate compared to 61% nationally.

Graduation Rate: 89th percentile

Graduation Rate: 89th percentile of Northwest's national peer group.

19 million money for you

More than $19 million in scholarships and grants awarded annually.

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Textbooks and Laptops Included

Save more than $7,200 over four years through our textbooks and laptop program.

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Your dream becomes your reality

97% of graduates find a job within six months of graduating.

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We own hands-on

Horace Mann Laboratory School, Farm, student media, student-led advertising agency and human performance lab ensure students are career ready.

Academic Learning Communities

Live and learn with like-minded students in one of our eight Academic Living Communities.

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You are Welcome Here

Northwest values a diverse and inclusive culture though interpretation of history, experiences, cultures and policies.

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We Got Your Back

The Student Success Center offers FREE tutoring and success coaching.

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Bearcat Family

In this together from your first day and after you graduate.

We are Green

Save money and cost effective. Northwest focuses on sustainability through alternative fuels and recycling.

Military Friendly School
Top 25 Marketing Master's Online
CEO Magazine Tier One School
Best Online Bachelor's
Safest College Towns
Top Ranked Missouri Schools
Northwest Missouri State University has been ranked as one of the Best Online Master's in Educational/Instructional Technology!

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