Northwestern University

Airport Avenue, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
PHP 30,000 to 32,000

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(Updated as of Apr 30, 2018)

What does Northwestern University stand for?

Northwestern University (NWU), formerly known as Northwestern Academy, was founded in 1851. It was renamed to Northwestern College upon its restoration from the events of WWI and was granted university status in 1992. As a leading educational institution in Ilocos Norte, NWU dedicates itself to developing highly competent, socially responsible, and morally upright leaders. 

NWU offers undergraduate degrees in the following fields: Criminal Justice Education, Business Education, Maritime Education, Teacher Education, Allied Health Sciences, Law, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering, Architecture, and Technology. NWU’s Vedasto J. Samonte Graduate School provides degree courses in Development Education and Educational Management as well as Nursing. In line with the K-12 program, the university also offers senior high school programs to prospective students.

NWU has recently partnered with Bloomberg and East-West Educational Specialists designating the university as the sole provider of certificate courses that would prepare students and professionals for the ASEAN Integration. NWU has also been awarded by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) for the highest number of Level II re-accredited programs in the country and the highest number of accredited programs in Region I.

Northwestern University facts: 

  • NWU opened the University Statistical Services Center (USSC), the first statistical center in Ilocos Norte, making it available to all members of the university.
  • NWU is the first private educational institution in Ilocos Norte.
  • The university’s Bachelor of Science in Commerce (BSC) program has received a Level II accreditation status from PACUCOA.


What programs & courses does Northwestern University offer?

Choosing the right program can help you set your future goals and visualize where you want to be. Whether you want to be an engineer, a teacher, an accountant, or you want to level up in your profession, making yourself informed with the right choices will surely back you up in the future. Are you ready to map your career with Northwestern University? Make the best decision in choosing the right path for you, click through the list of programs offered by Northwestern University below:

Where is Northwestern University located?

(Updated as of Apr 04, 2019)

Airport Avenue, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Contact Number
(+6377) 670 8510; (+6377) 670 8607; (+6377) 670 8608; (+6377) 670 8609; (+6377) 670 8610 (trunkline); (+6377) 771 3814 (telefax)
Mobile Number
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