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

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.

  • Ranked Among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs
  • Ranked Among the Best Online MBA Programs
  • Ranked Among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans


Ranked a Best Value College in Michigan







Best Online Colleges - MichiganRanked #8 Best Online College in Michigan selected the online colleges and universities ranked based on the quality of their programs, types of courses and degrees offered, faculty strengths, as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation, including a strong reputation for online degree programs.





Top Online MBA Programs in MichiganDeVos Graduate School Online MBA Ranked Top Program

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.”




Top Choice for Students From Sweden

College Factual analyzed 142 colleges and universities for value for the money. Northwood University - Michigan ranked 17 best for the money nationwide for Swedish students, and 1 out of 4 in Michigan.






Ranked a Best Online College by Best Values Schools





#14 Highest Paid Graduates 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


Ranked #9 in Mid-Length Study Abroad Programs and #17 in Short-Term Study Abroad Programs Among Special Focus Institutions

Ranking according to Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange for 2018.