• Northland College Alumni Dinner 2019

    Fall Festival is back!

    It’s time to get together again. Join us on campus September 21–24, 2022, as we celebrate Northland’s 130th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute.

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    Application for 2022 is open.

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  • October Visit Day

    Curious about Northland?

    If you’d like to learn more about Northland College, the In-Person Visit Day on July 22nd will provide an excellent introduction to academics, athletics, student life, admissions, financial aid, and more!

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  • Northland College men's soccer team

    Division III Athletics

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  • Northland student portaging canoe

    Designed for exploration

    Become an Outdoor Education major! Learn the skills you need to teach people in and about the outdoors. Experiential learning at its best.

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Northland College is a private, liberal arts college with a progressive focus on the environment and sustainability. We prepare students from across the United States and around the world for meaningful lives and successful careers. Founded in 1892, Northland College is located at the top of Wisconsin, on the south shore of Lake Superior. Adjacent to the Apostle Islands and nearly a million acres of national forest, Northland has an unparalleled living laboratory and natural playground just beyond our doors.

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Northland College 575 students


Northland College has a 10:1 student to faculty ratio.

40+ Academic Programs Infographic


93.5% of recent graduates are employed or in grad school

Why Northland?

A Leader In Sustainability

Northland College is a Local Foods Champion and Real Food Challenge Participant


Northland College is Divested from Fossil Fuels


38% of Northland students are involved in athletics infographic

NCAA Division III Sports

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