Introduction

Opportunity for all

Northland is for everyone.

Thinking about attending Northland? We have many paths that lead here. Whether you’re coming from high school, transferring from another college, or if you’re coming back from time away from school, you’ll find a path that leads to where you belong at Northland.

Getting the Best Value

The value of a Northland education.

We don’t want finances to stand between a driven student and their degree. We know that the cost of higher education poses significant challenges to students and their families. Northland offers a nationally ranked education at one of the lowest tuitions in the state.

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Value By The Numbers

$16+
million in scholarships and aid annually
#10
top 10 in the nation for best education at the lowest price
57%
average tuition savings per year compared to four-year school

MEET OUR STUDENTS

Real stories. Real inspiration.

What do you have in common with these students? They were once in your shoes and figuring out their futures, too. Now they’re the pioneers who are making an impact in their communities and beyond. Ready to join them?

Degrees & programs

Programs for every interest.

With over 80 programs of study, it may be hard to decide. But that’s okay, it’s perfectly fine to be “undecided.” Use our program finder to explore your options or to find the program that’s right for you.

Experience northland

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Admissions Pathways

Explore all the ways you can be a Pioneer.

Your interests, experiences, and goals are what make you a great addition to the Pioneer community. Find information that addresses the Northland admission experience based on your background.

Transfer Students

Those who have earned college-level course credits and wish to transfer into a degree, diploma, or certificate program.

PSEO Students

Great opportunities allow high schoolers to take courses at Northland and earn college and high school credits.

Military Veteran Students

Northland is proud to “serve those who have served” and assist veterans in the transition from military service to higher education.

International Students

International students are those who do not have United States citizenship, permanent residency, or refugee or political asylum status.

Parents & Families

Helpful application resources and college information for families and parents planning for higher education at Northland.

High School Counselors

Information to share with high schoolers about getting a head start by earning college credits in high school classes – for free!

Pioneers Athletics.

A winning tradition in the classroom and on the field, the Pioneers are recognized as one of the top athletic programs in the MCAC.

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