University of Northwestern-St Paul

Saint Paul, MN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,599
Graduate Enrollment: 109
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Other Protestant

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 82.33%

Male/Female: 42% / 58% (2017)

First generation college students: 16.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 7.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.1% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Recommended
2020 Median Admit SAT: 1,206


2020 Median Admit ACT: 25


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 50.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 29.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 19.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 12.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 79.6%
Black: 4.4%
Hispanic: 5.4%
Asian: 3.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.6%
Non-resident alien: 1.9%
Unknown race: 1.2%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $45,257
In-State tuition: $34,180
Out-of-State tuition: $34,180

Estimated books and supplies: $500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,268 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,060 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $6,870 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,060 (2022)

Average Family Income: $88,746 (2017)
Median Family Income: $69,363 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 16.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 31.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,325 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $226 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $19,181
$30k-48k $16,219
$48k-75k $14,964
$75k-110k $20,726
$110k+ $26,197

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 58%
6-year graduation rate: 68%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,325 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $10,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $18,396 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,531 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 83.4% (2015)
@3 year 85.3% (2017)
@5 year 90.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 66.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 59.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,607 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $43,004 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 8 $20,304 $199
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 17 $24,013 $216 $37,617 ($3,135) $37,165 ($3,097)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 12 $51,835 ($4,320)
Bachelor's Degree Graphic Communications. 9
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 8
Master's Degree Education, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 23 $25,250 $265 $37,755 ($3,146) $33,463 ($2,789)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 24 $27,000 $286 $37,913 ($3,159) $40,808 ($3,401)
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 7
Bachelor's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 12 $28,479 ($2,373)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 4
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 18
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 15 $23,875 $239 $31,759 ($2,647) $48,091 ($4,008)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 13 $18,000 $191 $27,135 ($2,261)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 17 $23,562 $246 $26,232 ($2,186) $53,550 ($4,463)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Bible/Biblical Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Bible/Biblical Studies. 242 $24,500 $257 $35,840 ($2,987) $36,911 ($3,076)
Bachelor's Degree Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 11 $22,000 $207
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 36 $278 $44,137 ($3,678) $77,057 ($6,421)
Bachelor's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 10 $30,817 ($2,568)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 37 $24,749 $212 $32,673 ($2,723) $36,926 ($3,077)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 6 $35,098 ($2,925) $47,710 ($3,976)
Master's Degree Human Services, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 10 $36,636 ($3,053)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 12
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Music. 16 $31,397 ($2,616)
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 11 $21,500 $212 $44,422 ($3,702)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 68 $31,000 $265 $66,491 ($5,541) $69,540 ($5,795)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 43 $21,895 $218 $44,905 ($3,742) $67,251 ($5,604)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 44 $370 $69,233 ($5,769)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 3
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 18 $25,874 $265 $55,272 ($4,606)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 15 $19,056 $188 $42,660 ($3,555) $47,748 ($3,979)
Bachelor's Degree History. 8


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $56,682
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $19,115,020 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $23,485,201 (2022)