RecruitLook

College Search

Report Abuse

Northland College

Northland College is a liberal arts college with a focus on the environment and sustainability. It is located in Ashland, Wisconsin, USA. Founded as the North Wisconsin Academy in 1892, the college was established in 1906.

Location

Address
1411 Ellis Avenue
City
Ashland
State
WI

Contact Information

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
553
Total Graduate enrollment
10
In State Tuition Fees
29000
Out State Tuition Fees
29000
ACT Score
24
SAT Score
1631
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.3
Male Female Ratio
51:46
Acceptance Rate
63%
Student Faculty Ratio
0.45902777777778

Additional Information

College Type
Private
Religious Affiliation
United Church of Christ
Campus Housing
Yes
Mascot
Lumberjack
Colors
Blue Orange
Conference
MCAC

College History

History

Northland College is the successor to the North Wisconsin Academy, and was founded on the same tract of land. Wheeler Hall, built in 1892, was the sole building of the North Wisconsin Academy, providing classroom space, board and cafeteria services. The building was renovated in 1993 and 1994 and remains the centerpiece of campus. Today, Wheeler houses classrooms and faculty offices for the social sciences and humanities and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

College Specialty

Specialty

Northland College integrates liberal arts studies with an environmental emphasis, enabling those it serves to address the challenges of the future.

Alumni

Alumni

Albin C. Bro - President of Shimer College Laurie E. Carlson - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly Stan Gruszynski - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly Barbara Linton - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly William Plizka - former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly Jamling Tenzing Norgay - Nepali Sherpa Mountain climber Sigurd F. Olson - Author and prominent environmentalist

Campus

Campus

Rural, A total of 220 acres (89 ha)

X
X
X
X