Fire by the lake

Go North.

Located in Minnesota’s great northwest, we’re based in a region packed with things to do. Great food. Local entertainment. Outdoor adventure. Northland is the perfect place from which to enjoy it all.

Thief River Falls Campus

Explore the outdoors.

Our Thief River Falls campus is home to more than 75 study areas specializing in liberal arts and transfer programs, career and occupational programs, pre-professional programs, professional development programs, and online programs.

Thief River Falls campus with Northland sign

The perfect Location

Hub of northwest Minnesota.

At the junction of the Thief River and Red Lake River, the area is filled with activities – biking, camping, snowmobiling, skiing, river fishing, hunting and more.

Safe and affordable.

The small-town atmosphere provides safe, friendly neighborhoods, affordable housing and excellent medical care as well as retail and restaurants, hotels, and employment opportunities.

Nature abounds.

Thief River Falls is located on the Pine to Prairie Birding Trail and only 21 miles from Minnesota’s largest wildlife refuge.

East Grand Forks Campus

Lively and bustling.

Our East Grand Forks campus offers a range of programs and specializes in offering health-related career opportunities. Students can also take advantage of 20+ associate of applied science degrees with articulation agreements at universities.

East Grand Forks campus building with trees

A Vibrant Community

Go anywhere.

An excellent transit system will take you around the Grand Cities area. Visit our neighbor of Grand Forks, North Dakota, where the Grand Forks International Airport is located – less than five miles from campus.

So much to do.

In the heart of the Red River Valley, enjoy spacious parks, a diverse shopping district, entertainment opportunities, and new restaurants that serve the community.

Pick your adventure.

At the juncture of the Red Lake River and the Red River of the North, East Grand Forks is known for its catfish fishing and boating as well as access to many state parks within one hour.

Our Campuses

Go ahead. Go explore. And go North!

If you can’t wait to get here in person, jump into our virtual tour and explore away. That’s the Pioneer spirit! Take our online guided tour for an interactive 360-degree view of Northland at your own convenience. Here we share the story of Northland through videos, pictures, and more.

So, You Want to go North?

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