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Northwood University Midland, also known as NU, is a private university located in Midland, Michigan, United States. It was established in 1959 by Dr. Arthur E. Turner and Dr. R. Gary Stauffer. The main campus is spread across an area of more than 90 acres. The university operates multiple campuses in Cedar Hill, Texas, Midland, Michigan, and West Palm Beach, Florida. NU boasts of an Enrolment of more than 5, 000 students every year. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics.

The campuses of NU have separate athletic departments which fields several men's and women's sports teams. The sports teams of Florida campus are nicknamed the Seahawks and they compete in the Florida Sun Conference. The sports teams of Michigan campus are nicknamed the Timberwolves and they are members of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The sports teams of Texas campus are known as the Knights and they are members of the Red River Athletic Conference.

Profile of Northwood University

Northwood University can be found in Midland, MI (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Master's degree is the highest degree at Northwood University.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in business and management.

Northwood University Selectivity

Northwood University does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 410 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 440 to 545, but ranged both higher and lower.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 4, 095 students were enrolled in Northwood University.

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. Northwood University student athletes compete in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference competitions. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

Northwood University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 342business management, vehicle parts marketing, marketing, accounting, banking, international business, MIS, fashion merchandising, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy81sports and fitness management
Hospitality38hotel management
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science
Medical administration8health care administration
Security and Law Enforcement2fire services administration

Contact: Northwood University

Northwood University

4000 Whiting Dr

Midland, MI 48640-2398

General Phone: (989) 837-4200


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