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Advocacy and Public Discourse

…thinking required to create the pathways of healing and enlightened stewardship necessary for our security and survival. As an institution of higher education, Northland College actively engages in both examination and discourse regarding the contentious and difficult issues of our society today, tomorrow, and in the past. We encourage our

Northland College sociology class meets at cemetery to collect data.

Sociology and Social Justice

…and students from other colleges and universities as they present their research projects and findings. We also value learning from travel/study projects and have in the recent past taken students to far-flung places, such as the rain forests of Mexico and Australia, the temple cities of Japan, and the native-run…

Northland College teaching students talk with Washburn fifth graders

Environmental Education

The field and practice of environmental education refers to both formal and non-formal efforts to teach about how natural environments function, how human behaviors shape and influence those natural functions, and how we can change our behaviors in order to sustain a healthy environment for the future of all living…

Northland College teaching students talk with Washburn fifth graders

For Lucas, Elementary Ed Provides Pathway to Greater Good

Harrison Lucas '17

…a good stepping stone right there to branch from there. I mean, the youth are the future leaders and someone looked at me and probably looked at others and was like, “Well, they’re the future of our country.” So, if I could make an impact on them that would be…


…and must pay back with interest. In addition to receiving scholarships and grants, loans allow you and/or your parent(s) to borrow additional money to help with your investment in your future. At Northland College, we offer Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans, Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students (PLUS), and alternative loans.  …

Student leaning on a tree

Psychology and Social Sciences

…Northland College we’ve created a unique psychology major that fits with our mission. In addition to studying how and why people do what they do, our program helps you to focus on issues that are important to building a sustainable future such as the relationship between humans and nature, working…

Northland College alum Roxanne Johnson at work at Blue Green Alliance

Uniting Labor and Environment

Roxanne Johnson '03 on the BlueGreen Alliance

…regulations are driving investments in the clean economy all over the world and creating jobs. We’re also seeing more overlap of labor and environment in social justice movements like the People’s Climate Movement. Part of building a resilient future in the face of climate change is making sure our economy…

girls walking in snow


We know college is a huge financial decision and it’s one you should take seriously. College is an investment in how you want to live the rest of your life. It impacts your professional choices, your future income, and your personal life. Whether you’re enrolling in college for the first…

Student holding turtle


…gene expression in northern turtles. A philosophy of collaboration upholds and enhances our commitment to collaborative science research and outreach. Many of our biology professors work in partnerships with government agencies and non-profit institutions to conduct research, create internships, and find future jobs for you. Biology overlaps with many natural…

Northland Volleyball student athlete

Student Athlete Handbook

This guide offers an overview and links to some of the most important policies and rules related to student-athletes. However, it does not replace or supersede the official Northland College Handbook—which provides the complete text of all College policies—or actual UMAC, NCHA, WIAC and NCAA rules and regulations. This handbook…