Northwestern University

Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
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Tuition fees
Bachelor's degree ₱ 30,000-32,000 per year
Type of school: Private University
Religious affiliation: Nonsectarian
Term type: Semester (2 terms per year)
Entrance exam: Required
Gender admission: Men & Women
Total enrollment (AY 2013/14): 4,800 students
Website: www.nwu.edu.ph

Courses offered at Northwestern University:

Rankings:

Based on the FindUniversity.ph Weighted Board Exams Ranking
Rank in Ilocos Norte 3 out of 3 schools view
Rank in Ilocos Region 11 out of 15 schools view
Rank in Philippines 223 out of 259 schools view

Board exams performance:

Displaying the passing rates of First Timers only (does not include people who took the exam for the 2nd or 3rd time).
Based on the results of past 4 exams of each board exam.
Exam Passing Rate
(first timers)
Rank in Philippines
Midwife Licensure Exam 88%
Very Good
24 of 153
Medical Technology Board Exam 72%
Below Average
56 of 88
Nurses Licensure Exam 68%
Below Average
229 of 382
Electrical Engineer Licensure Exam 60%
Below Average
95 of 143
Electronics Technicians Board Exam 58%
Below Average
136 of 148
Real Estate Broker Licensure Examination 57%
Above Average
110 of 286
Criminologists Licensure Exam 56%
Above Average
154 of 405
Licensure Exam for Elementary Teacher 53%
Average
540 of 1003
Licensure Exam for Secondary Teacher 51%
Below Average
633 of 1119
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure Exam 50%
Average
85 of 178
Architect Licensure Exam 43%
Below Average
65 of 71
Mechanical Engineer Licensure Exam 38%
Below Average
111 of 125
Civil Engineering Licensure Exam 35%
Below Average
122 of 195
OIC of a Navigational Watch Licensure Exam 35%
Below Average
67 of 69
CPA Licensure Exam 12%
Poor
248 of 332
Electronics Engineer (ECE) Licensure Exam 0%
Poor
141 of 153


Location

Address:
Northwestern University
Brgy. Bencag, Airport Avenue Laoag City, 2900 Ilocos Norte



Scholarships at Northwestern University:

1. A scholarship grant extended to a student who is qualified as an academic scholar for the first time shall be approved by the President upon recommendation and certification of the dean concerned and the Registrar respectively.

Furthermore, an academic scholar who maintains the required academic rating at the end of a semester shall continue to avail of the scholarship. Provided, that it must be certified by the Registrar and approved by the President.

University Scholar. Full tuition discount is granted to a student who obtains a weighted average of 1.0 to 1.25 at the end of a semester. Provided, that he does not have a grade lower than 2.5 in the professional subjects.

College Scholar. Half tuition discount is granted to a student who obtains a weighted average of 1.26 to 1.75 at the end of a semester. Provided, that he does not have a grade lower than 2.5 in the professional subjects.

2. Special Scholarships

Special grants may also be given to a student on the basis of criteria set by the donors of these funds. These are usually awarded to students deemed qualified by donors.

3. Northwestern University Alumni Scholarship Grant

This scholarship program for the tertiary level is an initial project of the Northwestern Alumni Foundation. Recipients of this program are given free tuition fees.

To qualify for the Alumni Scholarship Examination, the applicant should belong to the upper 15% of the graduating high school class and required to submit a certification by the Principal to this effect. In addition, a photocopy of Form 138 or rating card must be presented.

A scholarship committee is created for this purpose to determine the other criteria in order to qualify for the grant. Successful examinees are informed through a letter sent by the Alumni Director, after which, they shall be screened further through an interview.

The Alumni Scholarship shall continue to be enjoyed by the student. Provided, he shall never incur any failing grade, dropped or incomplete marks.

4. Nicolas N. Nicolas Scholarship Foundation

The Nicolas N. Nicolas Scholarship Foundation can be availed of by students every semester provided that they maintain a general average rating of 2.0 and must not have a grade lower than 2.50.

5. AFP Scholarship

By virtue of PD No. 577, dependents of military personnel who die or become incapacitated in line of duty are exempted from the payment of tuition and matriculation fees. Batara Memorial Scholarship

The Batara Memorial Scholarship Program is committed to provide tuition and related financial assistance to Batara descendants qualified to pursue tertiary education subject to various stipulations and conditions. Preference is given to those from underprivileged backgrounds, preferably from towns of Badoc and Batac, Ilocos Norte.

The grant is available for the completion of an undergraduate degree usually four years. It is renewable semestrally provided that the scholar concerned attains a final grade of 2.0 or better or it's equivalent. However, failure to meet the grade of qualification is not an automatic cause of non-renewal.

A candidate for the scholarship must issue her statement of commitment to God, indicating her commitment to do the things that are pleasing to the Lord.
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