• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Institutions [Medical, Law, Art, etc]
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: < 3,000

2023 Recognition Categories

  • Mission & Pride
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness

What makes your college a great place to work?

President's Statement

Employees are strongly motivated by our mission and commitment to positively impacting society. The opportunity to shape our students' futures makes Northwood a rewarding workplace. Promoting a culture of learning, critical thinking, and innovation is engaging and inspiring. Professional growth and work-life balance are encouraged, employee contributions are valued, and a sense of community and shared purpose is fostered. Our collaborative and cross-functional culture promotes teamwork and creates a supportive and stimulating work environment.

Employee Comment

I most appreciate the university's culture of collaboration and teamwork that is promoted and clearly exhibited by leadership.

Vital Statistics

    Employee Counts

  • Full-time Administrators: 40
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: 119
  • Full-time Faculty: 47
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: 51
  • Adjunct Faculty: 198

    Average Annual Salary

  • Full-time Administrators: $111,695
  • Full-time Faculty: $68,945
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: $55,764
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: $40,537

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 11%
  • Full-time Staff: 21%
  • 3 Years Recognized

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