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Fast Facts


Midland is located in the heart of the state and less than two hours from metro Detroit, close to many dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

  • Undergraduate enrollment: 3,191
  • 55.3% male
  • 44.8% 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 more than 40 student organizations, leadership development opportunities, more than ten fraternities and sororities, as well as following or participating in our Timberwolf sports teams.


Go Timberwolves!

Northwood University’s Michigan campus features many NCAA Division II sports teams that are fun to follow, including baseball, basketball, American football, soccer (football), cross country, golf, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. There are also many intramural sports teams to get involved with.

About Midland, Michigan

Midland is located in the heart of the state and less than two hours from metro Detroit.  Home to well-known global companies, Midland features many dining and shopping options, as well as a vibrant nightlife. There are many outdoor recreational options including hockey, ice-skating, canoeing and kayaking, and beautiful trails for jogging, biking or cross-country skiing.