Accreditations and Affiliations

University of Northwestern is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (, 312-263-0456). This means credits earned at Northwestern are recognized by other colleges and universities. You may read the 2009 institutional self-study report that was part of our most recent reaccreditation process.

As an accredited Christian college, you can be confident in our programs. We offer:

Northwestern students are eligible for all federally-funded financial aid programs and other aid programs.

University of Northwestern is registered as a private institution with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Our Affiliations