Have a passion to make a difference in the world?
Start by choosing a different kind of education.
Northwestern College intentionally combines a rigorous liberal arts education with a Christ-centered worldview, which prepares you to address real-world challenges with competence and confidence.
How do academics, faith and friendships combine at Northwestern?
Hear Max's side of the story:
Northwestern focuses on the real-world experience. - Max
History professor collaborating with Princeton University
- One of only 15 in the country selected for a prestigious fellowship with Princeton University's James Madison Program for American Ideals and Institutions in 2012–13.
- Holds a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame
- Expertise: Early American history, the American Revolution, American religious and political history
Professor of Biology, Faculty Fulbright Scholar to Japan
- Conducts scientific research on climate change with the University of Tokyo, Japan (known as the Harvard of the East), that was used by the Japanese government.
- Led a team of Northwestern students to study and research marine biology with university students in Japan
- Formerly taught at Harvard Medical School.
Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Languages, Chair of the Department of Biblical & Theological Studies, and Scholar-in-Residence
- World-renown scholar on the Dead Sea Scrolls
- Knows 7 languages
- Holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago
Building a Solid Foundation
At NWC, every student has the opportunity to earn 30 credits of Bible*—built in to every major—so you can earn a minor in Bible, in addition to the major of your choice.
*credits adjusted for transfer students
Charissa ’12, ESL, received a Fulbright scholarship to teach English in Taiwan.
Liz ’12, Eagle Scholar, studied nanoscience for the summer with the Center for Nanointegration at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Essen, Germany.
Seul Ah ’12, Biology, co-authored a biomedical paper that was presented at an international biomedical conference in Latvia.
Phil ’11 is studying in Antarctica with the National Science Foundation.