A Place to Prepare for the Future. Founded in 1902 to provide men and women with specialized training necessary for a successful career in business and to support Chicago’s rapidly growing business community, NC continues to pursue the basic principles of its founder: to meet the needs of students who are career-oriented.
Most people view college as the way to get a job; we view college as a way to get a specific education for a very specific job.
At Northwestern College you get an education and a sense of discipline that is like no other and will allow you to jump right into the workforce doing what you love. Whether you want to pursue a career as a nurse, paralegal, medical assistant, Chicago police officer, or one of several other in-demand fields, we can provide you the knowledge and hands on learning you need to get there.