Return on Investment (ROI)
At Northwood University we understand investments. That is why we offer a business education that has received national recognition as a "Best Value Business School" with Excellent ROI. Don't take our word for it, see what independent reviewers have to say about Northwood University!
U.S. News & World Report annually ranks online programs based on a formula evaluating student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training and student services and technology.
Online MBA Today has named Northwood University’s Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management’s online Masters of Business Administration a “Top Online MBA Program in Michigan.”
The rankings analyze a list of 480 online MBA programs in Michigan, and ranked the DeVos online MBA No. 6 among programs in the state. Methodology for the ranking evaluates estimated tuition cost, accreditation, average base salary, and program prestige. The Online MBA Today list “helps prospective students find the highest quality online MBA programs in Michigan.”
Median annual earnings 10 years after enrollment: $50,500
Percent of students earning more than $25,000 a year 10 years after enrollment: 77.6%
Annual tuition and fees: $25,130
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership ranked in the Top 10
Northwood University has received national recognition for its Master of Science in Organizational Leadership by Hr.com's "2016 Leadership Excellence Award".
According to the announcement from HR.com, Northwood University's program was selected "...based on both an application or nomination process, reviewed by HR.com's expert leadership panel, as well as feedback from the program's participants. The voting was promoted by the nominees as well as through social media campaigns over the course of the nomination period." Based on this impartial review, Northwood University's Master of Science in Organizational Leadership has ranked in the top 10 on the list.
Ranked a BEST VALUE BUSINESS SCHOOL by Payscale
The national 2016 PayScale College ROI Report ranks Northwood University seventh in the country in the "Best Value Business Schools" category among colleges offering on-campus housing and financial aid. The survey revealed Northwood University delivers a 10.4% annual ROI for its graduates.
This is more than a one-time recognition. Northwood University was recognized in 2014 and 2015. The only difference is that our ROI increased from year-to-year 2014 (9%), 2015 (10.1%), 2016 (10.4%).
Best Online Bachelor's in Accounting
Northwood University has received national recognition for its curriculum in BestColleges.com's "Best Online Programs Bachelor's in Accounting" 2015 list. "Northwood University's online programs provide both the flexibility and rigor working professionals need to take their skills and knowledge to new levels. Their accounting program focuses on financial analysis, cost-cutting strategies and profit maximization for businesses."
According to the announcement from BestColleges.com, Northwood University's program was selected by reviewing "the basic modes of online accounting education, the awards accounting students can pursue regardless of where they are enrolled, the prospects graduates have in the workforce and the university system once their bachelor's is secured.". Based on this impartial review, Northwood University's Online accounting program has ranked 3rd on the list.
50 Most Affordable Small Colleges for a Degree in Hospitality
Administration and Management
Northwood University has received national recognition for its Hospitality Management program in BestHospitalityDegrees.com's "50 Most Affordable Small Colleges for a Degree in Hospitality Administration and Management" list. Northwood University offers a Bachelor's degree program in Hospitality Management at its Michigan campus. Many graduates of this program become successful entrepreneurs in the industry as owners of their own restaurants, lodges, or bed and breakfasts.
According to the announcement from BestHospitalityDegrees.com, Northwood University's program was selected by "consulted[ing] NCES College Navigator, examining schools with enrollment under 3000 students and offering an associate's or bachelor's degree in Hospitality Administration and Management. From these nearly 150 schools, we selected the 50 with the lowest net price according to College Navigator. The net price is the average amount paid by first-year students. It represents tuition and fees minus average awards."
The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Marketing Degree Programs
Northwood University has received national recognition for its curriculum in TheBestSchools.org's "The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Marketing Degree Programs" list. The private, non-profit, business-focused university, known for its strong presence in online learning, as well as its full-service traditional residential undergraduate and graduate school of management programs, ranked 18th nationwide on this 2014 listing.
According to the announcement from TheBestSchools.org, Northwood University's program was selected "based on several weighted factors including academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strengths and reputation, including its reputation for online degree programs."