Northland College was established in 1906 by active members of the Congressional Church who were also Wisconsin residents. It points to North Wisconsin Academy founded in 1892 as its institutional ancestor. The present Northland College is affiliated with the United Church of Christ (UCC), the successor of the Congressional Church.

Located at 1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, Wisconsin, Northland College is situated next to Lake Superior and the Chequamegon National Forest. Its 100-acre main campus houses 19 major buildings. An additional 120 acres of land comprise its off-campus property. Northland College considers its surrounding environment as its one-million-acre classroom. Forming the centerpiece of the campus is the Wheeler Hall which was built in 1892 and also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
There are nearly 3,000 students coming from 42 states and several foreign countries currently enrolled at Northland College. Programs are comprised of majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and dual degrees offered through the Education Department, Natural Resources Department, Environmental Sciences Department, Nature and Culture Department, Social Responsibility Department and Humanities Department. Accreditation has been given by the Higher Learning Commission.

Total direct cost for domestic students is estimated at $ 32,431.00 inclusive of tuition, fees, room and board. International students are charged approximately $ 37,431.00. Summer tuition and fees amount to $ 310.00 per credit.

Campus tours can be arranged from Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4:30 pm. The tour is conducted by a student guide while the interview is handled by Admission Counselors. Request for visits made online or otherwise require confirmation from the Campus Visit Coordinator.

For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Northland College.