Northwest University: Ranking & Review

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Kirkland
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United States
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111534080
Top 25%

Northwest University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate97%98%97%
Applicants469123346
Admissions457121336
Enrolled undergraduates19769128
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,250444806

293 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores151
Percent of students submitting SAT scores77%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
570
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores67
Percent of students submitting ACT scores34%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $30. Application fee for graduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
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)Required

Northwest University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$41,990$41,990
Off-campus$44,870$44,870
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,400 and other expenses per full academic year.

Northwest University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 732 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$29,900$29,900
Fees for full-time undergraduates$400$400
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,250$1,250
Tuition for Full-time graduates$18,627$18,627
Fees for full-time graduates$210$210
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$750$750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services472875
Psychology2236967
Education2124458
Health Professions and Related Programs34952
Theology and Religious Vocations241438
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies12719
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1717
Visual and Performing Arts1414
English Language and Literature & Letters88
Biological and Biomedical Sciences88
Social Sciences44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
History33
Natural Resources and Conservation22
Mathematics and Statistics22
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total82241299370

A total of 232 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Northwest University.

At the master's and doctor's level 138 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate59%52%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesNU
Founded1934
MottoCarry the Call, with heart, head and hand
Religious affiliationAssemblies of God Church
Colorsdark blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff253
Instructional FTE107
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitenorthwestu.edu
Address5520 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, Washington, 98083-0579
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population89,000
Phone4258228266
Fax+1 (425) 889 5224

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