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A Second Home
Northwood University is perfect for homeschooled students because of our close-knit community and small classroom sizes. We’re excited to welcome you to our family here at Northwood.
Northwood’s beautiful campus is nestled in a wooded paradise in Midland, Michigan. Here at Northwood, we provide a very safe and intimate setting where students from all backgrounds can thrive.
Focus On Safety
Officers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond to requests for assistance from students, faculty and staff. Proactive methods employed by campus security against personal property theft include:
- Parking lot and building patrols
- Campus escorts (as requested)
- Routine lighting
- Emergency equipment checks
How to Apply to Northwood University
The required pieces of your application only tell us part of the story. The admissions committee conducts a well-rounded review of every applicant based on accomplishments, goals and potential impact within our community.
We’re looking for ambitious students who aspire to Make A Difference.
Featured Success Story
Andrew Reder was homeschooled, graduating in 2021, and is now an honors student at Northwood University, studying in the economics program.
Read his opinion piece, “A Student Voice: Homeschooling is a right that shouldn’t be denied through over-regulation.”
Start College Early with Courses Online or On Campus!
Interested in experiencing a college class? Explore popular business classes and get a head start on your college education through dual enrollment at Northwood University.
- Earn college credit without paying tuition!**
- Flexible schedule with options for on-campus or online, asynchronous format.
- Simple admissions criteria: You must be in either grades 11 or 12 and carry a minimum 3.0 GPA. If you meet these requirements, you are eligible!
Questions? Contact (800) 622-9000 or
** Courses may require small fee for textbook or other course support material.