Northwest Nazarene University Rankings

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In the World#2776 of 14178
In North America#846 of 2629
In the United States#778 of 2528
In Idaho#5 of 10
In Nampa#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Church of the Nazarene
Acceptance rate
86%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$20,559 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,423
Graduates
688
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
nnu.edu

Northwest Nazarene University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate86%81%88%
Applicants1,6666451,021
Admissions1,425523902
Freshmen enrolled full time278124154

372 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

680 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
189 or 68%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Northwest Nazarene University are 990-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
126 or 45%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Northwest Nazarene University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1639 (78%)
Hispanic209 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown77 (4%)
Two or more races75 (4%)
Black or African American39 (2%)
Nonresident Alien31 (1%)
Asian27 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,559/year
Average aid awarded
$19,476
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,311
$30-48K$15,795
$48-75K$19,767
$75-110K$21,961
$110K+$24,589

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$30,550$10,464
Tuition in-state$30,550$10,464
Tuition out-of-state$30,550$10,464
Fee in-district$500$285
Fee in-state$500$285
Fee out-of-state$500$285

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity843
Combined charge for room and board$8,490
Room charge$3,900
Meal charge$4,590

Northwest Nazarene University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General23728
Social Work1733
Curriculum and Instruction42
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse34
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling30
Elementary Education and Teaching122
Engineering, General21
General Studies20
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services17
Elementary and Middle School Administration & Principalship17
Graphic Design16
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing15
Educational Leadership and Administration, General14
Nursing Administration11
Christian Studies19
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management10
Divinity & Ministry10
Accounting18
Physical Therapy & Therapist9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General9
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other9
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies26
Mass Communication & Media Studies8
Computer Science8
Pastoral Studies & Counseling8
Communication and Media Studies, Other7
Psychology, General6
Biomedical Sciences, General6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6
History, General5
Chemistry, General4
Biochemistry3
Mathematics, General3
English Language and Literature, General3
Physics, General2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
History Teacher Education2
International Relations and Affairs2
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration2
Philosophy2
Political Science and Government, General2
Youth Ministry2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Ecology2
Fine & Studio Arts, General1
Music, General1
Voice and Opera1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Music Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General1
Business & Managerial Economics1
Grand Total730722014
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate61%55%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%

Publications & Citations

Publications
157
Citations
1,769

Publication count by topic

Psychology
34
Sociology
19
Philosophy
15
Computer science
12
Biology
11
Materials science
9
Medicine
8
Political science
8
Chemistry
7
Business
6
Environmental science
4
History
3
Engineering
3
Art
2
Economics
2
Mathematics
2
Physics
2
Geography
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy22088
Sociology2458164
Economics2499267
History26385
Psychology3261448
Political science346422
Physics362590
Business407842
Materials science4296114
Chemistry4427234
Environmental science452624
Mathematics473645
Biology4866140
Medicine520859
Computer science533738
Geography53433

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199115
1992015
199307
199408
1995010
1996013
199708
199817
199907
2000210
200127
2002216
200328
2004317
2005539
2006642
2007266
2008767
2009782
2010784
201111111
201210112
201318114
20149120
201512137
20167137
201712129
20189100
20198114
20205110

General info

Alternative namesNNC
NNU
Northwest Nazarene College
Northwest Nazarene University
Founded1913
WikipediaNorthwest Nazarene University
MottoGreat Minds, Great Hearts, Great Futures
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff317
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, Idaho, 83686-5897
United States
City population84,000
Phone2084678011

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