Northwood Partners with College Forward

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Northwood University will host 90 Students from Austin

CEDAR HILL, Texas –Northwood University is happy to partner with College Forward.  College Forward will bring 90 students from Austin, TX to reside overnight at the Northwood TX campus.

College Forward, a free service for Austin residents, invites students to participate who would like to earn a four-year college degree. Students who qualify are in the 60th percentile of their high school class or qualify for the National School Lunch Program or would be the first in their families to graduate from college. The College Forward application includes a questionnaire, personal interview, short essay, two recommendations and a signed parent consent form.

Accepted students must agree to attend after-school classes, participate in occasional evening or weekend workshops and perform 20 hours of community service each year of high school.

“This is an excellent opportunity for the students to learn about what Northwood University has to offer.  We are very excited to have the opportunity to participate in College Forward said,” Darien Moore, Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management.


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day and evening programming in Michigan, Texas, Florida and Switzerland. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise in Midland, Michigan, specializes in creative thinking and innovation development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.