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Fast Facts


West Palm Beach is on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, and campus is minutes away from the beach. The city offers many entertainment options.

  • Undergraduate enrollment: 609
  • 58.1% male
  • 41.9% female

Founded in 1959 to focus singularly on relevant business management education, the mission of Northwood University is to develop the future leaders of a global, free-enterprise society. Northwood University is a private, non-profit university.


Northwood University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.


Northwood University is in candidacy for the following business specialty accreditations:

  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to Northwood University, please submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • High school or college transcripts
  • Evidence of English proficiency (Download our English Proficiency Policy)