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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)

Campus Life


Campus Life: A business school with a college experience

Living on campus is an exciting time! It's a great way for you to meet new people, learn about other cultures, and connect with students, staff and faculty. Living close means you can easily attend athletic functions, have greater access to tools and resources, and stay connected to the campus activities.


Following our mission of developing global leaders, Northwood University offers many opportunities to get involved in social and non-curricular experiences, including student organizations, leadership development opportunities, as well as following or participating in our Seahawk sports teams.


Go Seahawks!

Northwood University’s Florida campus features many NAIA teams that are fun to follow, including baseball, basketball, soccer (football), golf, tennis, and volleyball. There are also many intramural sports teams to get involved with.

About West Palm Beach, Florida

The city of West Palm Beach is on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, and our campus is minutes away from the beach. The city features palm-lined streets, historic neighborhoods and shopping districts, as well as an active nightlife.