Welcome to the office of Academic Affairs at Northern State University! Northern provides a rigorous academic setting characterized by small class sizes and exceptional
learning opportunities where you can expect the best in academics, enriching cultural experiences, athletic opportunities and experiential learning.
Our student/faculty ratio of 18 to 1 provides a high quality leanring environment in a personalized setting. Our courses are taught by full-time professors who are leaders in their disciplines. More than 80 percent of our professors hold terminal degrees in their respective fields and they share their expertise with our students every day.
I'm confident you will find the NSU academic experience to be positive, enriching and fulfilling. Our individualized approach to student success, coupled with our extraordinary student support programs, is the hallmark of the Northern experience.
We hope you find this site useful and helpful. Welcome again, and best wishes in your academic pursuits at Northern State University!
Alan D. LaFave, DMA
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs