Northwood University graduates are sought-after, respected leaders in the business world. This is because serious business students have made us their school of choice. They know many of our instructors are already successful business leaders who can provide real-world knowledge in addition to academic strength. They appreciate that our curriculum is based on ethics, values and leaving a positive mark on the world. Find out more about our values and ethics here. Will you thrive at Northwood University? Will Northwood University get you to where you want to be? Let’s find out.

We welcome admissions from traditional and transfer students, adults returning to college and international students. The admissions team is ready to assist you through the process.

Northwood University considers many factors in the admissions policy. We recommend that candidates have a strong interest in pursuing a career in the business world. The following areas are evaluated for admission to Northwood University:

  • Cumulative high school and/or college GPA
  • ACT Composite Score and/or SAT Critical Reading + Math Score
  • Class ranking
  • Extracurricular activities, community involvement and work experience
  • For students who do not meet regular admissions requirements, conditional admission is determined on a case-by-case basis

The first step is to complete the Admissions Application and provide the required documents (outlined in the application).

You may also want to attend an open house or information session.

Questions? Give us a call at 800.622.9000. Our friendly admissions staff will gladly provide all the information you need to make an informed decision on the college that is right for you.

Visit Northwood

Choosing the right college is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. A college visit is an excellent way to decide if Northwood is the university for you. It provides an opportunity to meet faculty, staff and students and to explore campus life. Because selecting a college is such an important decision, families are welcome and encouraged to participate.

As part of your time on campus, we can arrange any or all of the following for you with at least a 2-business-day notice:

  • Appointment with an admissions counselor
  • Tour of the campus and residence halls
  • Meet with a faculty member and/or attend a class
  • Lunch in our newly renovated cafeteria

Visit Michigan Campus & Meet with Admissions

Meet with an Admissions Representative
Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. or by appointment
Saturdays: Scheduled Open Houses or by appointment

Please schedule your visit by completing the Schedule a Visit Form or by calling the Admissions office at 800.622.9000 at least 2 business days before you would like to visit campus.

Admissions counselors will also do personal visits in your hometown! Please call 800.622.9000 if you would like to set up an appointment in the comfort of your own home or town.

In addition to the personal visit, students are encouraged to attend one of the numerous Open Houses or Specialty Major Days the admissions office sponsors each year.