Northwest Nazarene University: Ranking & Review

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Northwest Nazarene University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%73%74%
Applicants967377590
Admissions710274436
Enrolled undergraduates281116165
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,1688481,320

1,082 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

716 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores220
Percent of students submitting SAT scores78%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
580
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores150
Percent of students submitting ACT scores53%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Northwest Nazarene University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$39,690$39,690
Off-campus$42,115$42,115
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,000 and other expenses per full academic year.

Northwest Nazarene University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 808 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$28,500$28,500
Fees for full-time undergraduates$500$500
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,200$1,200
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,639$9,639
Fees for full-time graduates$120$120
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$535$535

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Education327511118
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services603393
Health Professions and Related Programs414586
Public Administration and Social Service Professions175471
Theology and Religious Vocations32528
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities31922
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2222
Visual and Performing Arts1616
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1515
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1414
Philosophy and Religious Studies99
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services88
Psychology77
Social Sciences66
Engineering66
English Language and Literature & Letters55
History55
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service55
Physical Sciences22
Mathematics and Statistics22
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Grand Total329423211540

A total of 297 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Northwest Nazarene University.

At the master's and doctor's level 243 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%61%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesNNC
NNU
Northwest Nazarene College
Northwest Nazarene University
Founded1913
MottoGreat Minds, Great Hearts, Great Futures
Religious affiliationChurch of the Nazarene
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff307
Instructional FTE133
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.nnu.edu
Address623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, Idaho, 83686-5897
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population84,000
Phone2084678011

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