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College Profile: Northwestern Health Sciences University

 
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Northwestern Health Sciences University is a natural health care university located in Bloomington, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis, Minn., and the fifth-largest city in Minnesota. The university has educational programs in chiropractic, Oriental medicine, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, human biology, and integrative health and wellness (the Integrative Health and Wellness program has been temporarily suspended). The university was founded in 1941 by John B. Wolfe, DC.1 Previously Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University has been an international leader in natural health care education, patient care, and research for more than 65 years.2 Since 1991, Northwestern’s Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies has become one of the largest natural health care research institutions in the world, garnering more than $7 million in federally funded studies.3 Additionally, Northwestern’s five public clinics form the largest natural health care system in Minnesota.4
 
2501 W 84th St
Bloomington, MN
55431
952-888-4777 (general)
952-888-4777 (financial aid)
952-888-4777 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Adopted by the Board of Trustees on April 6, 2002 Mission Statement The mission of Northwestern Health Sciences University is to advance and promote natural approaches to health through education, research, clinical services and community involvement. Vision Statement Our collective vision is to develop an environment that fosters exemplary, innovative and ethically based educational programs in natural health care. We will also support clinical research, provide leadership for the development of collaborative and integrated health care models, prepare students for successful careers, provide lifelong learning opportunities, and be of service to our community. Through assessment of the academic achievement of our learners and the effectiveness of our research and service programs, we will demonstrate our commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Trimester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Northwestern Health Sciences University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
1,066 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
18 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
10 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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