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Alva, a community of nearly 6,000 residents, is home to the main campus of Northwestern and has a long history of being a community that features small-town charm and security, while providing an enjoyable atmosphere for students. Community businesses cater to Northwestern students and many actively recruit on campus for employees. Alva also features a wide variety of off-campus housing options for students.

City of Alva

Alva Chamber of Commerce

Northwestern established a campus in Enid in 1996 to serve the largest city in northwest Oklahoma. The city of 47,000 is the home to Vance Air Force Base and is a regional commerce and service center, featuring commercial air service and a wide variety of shopping and entertainment options.

City of Enid

Enid Chamber of Commerce

Northwestern-Woodward also was established in 1996 in a progressive city that has long been a supporter of Northwestern. Woodward is a center for energy-related services and is considered a regional commerce and service center for the tri-state region of northwest Oklahoma, southwestern Kansas and the Texas Panhandle. 

City of Woodward

Woodward Chamber of Commerce