Why Northwestern Health Sciences University?

Ask our students, faculty, and community “Why NWHSU?” and you’ll get varied responses, but most of them will come back to the fact that people matter here. As you build your career, you can also build relationships, grow your network, and connect with other people who care.

Person-Centered Approach 

At NWHSU, people come first, always. You’ll feel that in your classes, in the clinic, and in the hallways. We’re confident that person-centered care is the future of healthcare. That’s why it informs everything we do. 

Evidence-Informed Curriculum  

Our curriculum is rooted in the latest evidence and science. You’ll learn to use research and professional experience to make decisions and provide care. We advocate for a collaborative, integrative approach to healthcare: where solutions are one-size-fits-one.  Find our academic programs

Twin Cities Campus Community  

The Twin Cities are a hub of healthcare innovation. Our Bloomington, Minnesota campus is the best of both worlds: the safety and greenspace of a Midwest suburb, with Minneapolis and St. Paul just a short drive away. On campus, we have cozy study spaces, a bustling library, and technology-equipped classrooms and labs. Learn more about the Twin Cities.

10,000+ Alumni and Counting  

As a graduate of NWHSU, you’ll join a thriving community of healthcare leaders. You can trust our over 80-year history of providing high-quality education: from our start as a chiropractic college to the diverse health sciences university we are today.