Northwood University, Texas

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Northwood University has three residential campuses and four joint international programs, including one with Hotel Institute Montreux in Montreux, Switzerland, which was launched in early 2001. The university’s domestic campuses are located in Midland, Michigan; Cedar Hill, Texas; and West Palm Beach, Florida. Between 1959 and 2009, over 33,000 individuals had graduated from Northwood University.

Northwood offers several degree programs including its popular Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with majors in Accounting, Aftermarket Management, Advertising & Marketing, Computer Information Management, Economics, Entertainment Sport & Promotion Management, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management Information Systems, Fashion Marketing & Management, Management, Hospitality Management, Automotive Marketing & Management, Marketing, and Operations & Supply Chain Management.

General Information

Admission Office
1114 West FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
(972) 293-5400
(800) 927-9663
Fax: (972) 291-3824

Contact: Sylvia Correa
Director of Admissions
Main Address
1114 West FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
(972) 291-1541
www.northwood.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 461
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 89
Degree-seeking undergrads: 461

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 60%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Recommended
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Recommended
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 509
Percent Admitted: 45%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 37%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 390 (25th Percentile)
  • 480 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 430 (25th Percentile)
  • 520 (75th Percentile)

SAT Writing

  • 360 (25th Percentile)
  • 470 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 16 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 15 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 16 (25th Percentile)
  • 22 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $16,705 $17,544 $18,408 $19,272 +4.69%
Books and Supplies $1,404 $1,482 $1,581 $1,510 -4.49%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,194 $7,548 $7,923 $8,160 +2.99%
Other $1,971 $2,115 $2,205 $2,360 +7.03%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $7,194 $7,548 $7,923 $8,164 +3.04%
Other $1,971 $2,115 $2,205 $2,360 +7.03%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $27,274 $28,689 $30,117 $31,302 +3.93%
In-state Off Campus $27,274 $28,689 $30,117 $31,306 +3.95%
In-state with Family $18,109 $19,026 $19,989 $20,782 +3.97%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $29,400
In-state Student Fees $75
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $29,400
Out-of-state Student Fees $75

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 427 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 423 96% $4,510,328 $10,663
• Federal grants 130 29% $558,448 $4,296
• Pell grants 129 29% $433,898 $3,364
• Other federal grants 118 27% $124,550 $1,056
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 283 64% $620,715 $2,193
Institutional scholarships or grants 423 96% $3,331,165 $7,875
Student loan financial aid 295 67% $2,308,449 $7,825
• Federal student loans 295 67% $1,813,891 $6,149
• Other student loans 50 11% $494,558 $9,891

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1832 167 322
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1721 167 245
Accounting 67 12
Banking and Financial Support Services 54 23
Business Administration and Management, General 1187 167 77
Business/managerial Economics 15 2
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 15 12
Fashion Merchandising 16 15
Finance, General
Hotel/motel Administration/management 22 15
International Business/trade/commerce 41 10
Management Information Systems, General 23 12
Marketing/marketing Management, General 219 32
Vehicle and Vehicle Parts and Accessories Marketing Operations 62 35
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11 25
Advertising 11 25
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 28 1
Computer and Information Sciences, General 28 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 12
Health/health Care Administration/management 12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Fire Services Administration
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 60 51
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 60 51
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Banking/Financial Services B
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Fashion Merchandising B
Hotel/Motel Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Vehicle Parts/Accessories Marketing B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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