University Campus

In addition to a stunningly beautiful campus located on Lake Johanna—complete with a private beach and canoes to enjoy—you can experience all of the above plus four seasons (we won’t lie, it can get pretty cold here) and so much more!

On and Off Campus—Something for Everyone

University of Northwestern is located in the heart of Minneapolis and St. Paul, a vibrant metropolitan area where you won’t run out of things to do.

Explore the Twin Cities

At Northwestern, you get the best of both worlds.

Take a canoe out on our very own Lake Johanna, play beach volleyball or drive just ten minutes into the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The Twin Cities are a hub of arts, culture, ministry opportunities, food, sports and business.

What will you find in the Twin Cities?

  • Arts: Walker Art Center, Guthrie Theatre, Minnesota Orchestra
  • Ministry: Living Hope Ministries, Desiring God, Hospitality House
  • Food: Brasa, Bachelor Farmer, French Meadow Bakery and Cafe, Capital Grille, etc.
  • Sports: Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Lynx, Minnesota Timberwolves
  • Business: 3M, Target Corporation, KPMG, United Health Group