Northwestern exists to provide Christ-centered higher education that equips students to grow intellectually and spiritually and to serve effectively in their professions. Programs of study are offered for traditional and adult undergraduates and for graduate students. Online options are available. Since 1902, students have come to Northwestern to learn and have developed as leaders through Christ-centered, academically excellent education. University of Northwestern (UNW) is a Christ-centered liberal arts university located in the heart of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. All members of the UNW communitystudents, faculty, staffprofess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Our shared faith brings us together in a powerful way as we learn and grow together in Christ.