Northwestern Health Sciences University

Bloomington, MN
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Northwestern Health Sciences University is a natural health care university located in Bloomington, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. The university has educational programs in chiropractic, Oriental medicine, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, and human biology. The university was founded in 1941 by John B. Wolfe, DC.1

Previously Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Northwestern Health Sciences University has been an international leader in natural health care education, patient care, and research for over 70 years.2 Since 1991, Northwestern’s Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies has become one of the largest natural health care research institutions in the world, garnering more than $7 million in federally funded studies.3 Additionally, Northwestern’s five public clinics form the largest natural health care system in Minnesota.4

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $9,930.00 avg tuition

2501 W 84th St
Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 888-4777

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Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
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Northwestern Health Sciences University

Applied 18
Admitted 10 56%
Enrolled total 9
Full Time: 7
Part Time 2
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
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Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Northwestern Health Sciences University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $9,930.00 $9,930.00 $9,930.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $583.00 $583.00 $583.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $357.00 $357.00 $357.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,292.00 $11,292.00 $11,292.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $583.00 $583.00 $583.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $354.00 $354.00 $354.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $8,000.00 $4,000.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $6,000.00 $4,000.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $743.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 78%
Percent receiving grant aid 56%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,010.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 78%
Avg amount of student loan aid $13,836.00

Northwestern Health Sciences University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine X
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage X
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbology X

Scholarships for Students in Minnesota

Name Amount Deadline
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017

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