At Northwood University we understand investments. That is why we offer a business education that has received national recognition as a "Best Value Business School" with Excellent Return on Investment. Don't take our word for it, see what independent reviewers have to say about Northwood University!

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report annually ranks online programs based on a formula evaluating student engagement, admissions selectivity, peer reputation, faculty credentials and training and student services and technology.

Northwood has annually ranked among the best online programs, including our bachelor’s in business degree in 2021 and 2022. Also in 2022, we ranked among the best online programs for graduate business and MBA degrees. We also were recognized for the online degree programs we offer for veterans seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees.


Ranked Among Best Online Colleges in Michigan

According to Best Value Schools’ 2021 Report

Ranked #4 Best Online BBA

According to OnlineSchoolsReport’s 50 Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Administration for 2020

Ranked #10 Best Online MBA

According to OnlineSchoolsReport’s 50 Best Online Master’s in Business Administration for 2020

Ranked a Best Value College in Michigan

According to PayScale’s 2018 College ROI Report

Ranked #8 Best Online College in Michigan

TheBestSchools.org selected the online colleges and universities ranked based on the quality of their programs, types of courses and degrees offered, faculty strengths, as well as school awards, rankings, and reputation, including a strong reputation for online degree programs.

DeVos Graduate School Online MBA Ranked Top Program

Online MBA Today has named Northwood University’s Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management’s online Masters of Business Administration a “Top Online MBA Program in Michigan.”

The rankings analyze a list of 480 online MBA programs in Michigan, and ranked the DeVos online MBA No. 6 among programs in the state. Methodology for the ranking evaluates estimated tuition cost, accreditation, average base salary, and program prestige. The Online MBA Today list “helps prospective students find the highest quality online MBA programs in Michigan.”


Top Choice for Students From Sweden

College Factual analyzed 142 colleges and universities for value for the money. Northwood University - Michigan ranked 17 best for the money nationwide for Swedish students, and 1 out of 4 in Michigan.


University HQ

Northwood ranked in the Top 25 online programs for a bachelor’s in finance degree by University HQ.