Fall Class is Largest in Years for Northwestern Health Sciences University

Kate Martin | September 26, 2013

Our total student enrollment is now 906, a number that’s been trending upward in recent years.

The Northwestern community grew this trimester, as 233 new students started classes at Northwestern. This represents one of the largest ever incoming fall classes at NWHSU. The incoming class includes:

  • 35 students in the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • 144 students in the College of Chiropractic
  • 30 students in the School of Massage Therapy
  • 24 students in the College of Undergraduate Health Sciences

Our total student enrollment is now 906, a number that’s been trending upward in recent years. Ongoing admissions and enrollment marketing efforts, along with the Lead the Way campaign, are focused on raising awareness of Northwestern Health Sciences University.

Investing in our students

Scholarship dollars provided by NWHSU are helping 37 incoming students with tuition, through merit, legacy and international student scholarships. Six students are receiving a $2,500 first-term Legacy scholarship, available to students whose immediate family member graduated from Northwestern. The $2,500 merit scholarship was awarded to 30 first-term students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and above.

Seven international students joined us this fall; from China, Taiwan, and five from Canada. Four are receiving a $1,000 first-term scholarship. Finally, two incoming students each from the acupuncture, chiropractic and massage therapy programs are receiving a Diversity scholarship in the amount of 50 percent of tuition.

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