• Empowering Communities, Individuals

    Northland alumnus trains communities in remote medical skills. Read more.

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  • Elevating Sustainable Design

    Northland alumnus integrates sustainability, functionality, beauty, and community planning. Read more.

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  • If You Give a Girl a Pair of Sneakers

    Northland alumna founds Ethiopian nonprofit using running to elevate human rights. Read more.

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  • Be Bold, Be Radical, Be Respectful

    Northland graduate talks about leadership and making effective change. Read more.

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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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92% of Northland graduates are employed or are in graduate school

Northland students walking on bridge

The McLean Environmental Living and Learning Community (MELLC)

46% of food budget spent on local food infographic


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