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Tuition & Fees

$29,000

$29,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
25%
300-399
7%
700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
42%
400-499
28%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
25%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
13%
6-11
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
44%
18-23
35%
12-17
14%
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
39%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 910
Declined + 46
Total Received 956
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Private (nonprofit)

1,658

undergraduate students

724

graduate students

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School Facts

Northwest Nazarene, founded in 1913, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 85-acre campus is located in Nampa.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,382
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Nazarene
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Nampa, ID

85-acre campus in Nampa (population: 88,211), 20 miles from Boise. Served by bus and train; air serves Boise. Public transportation serves campus.

Northwest Nazarene University
623 South University Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83686

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
70%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
25%
300-399
7%
700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
42%
400-499
28%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
25%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
13%
6-11
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
44%
18-23
35%
12-17
14%
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
39%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 31 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 910
Declined + 46
Total Received 956

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Shawn Blenker
Director of Admissions
P: 877 668-4968
F: 208 467-8775
admissions@nnu.edu

Cost

Tuition $28,500
Room & board $7,000
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $1,270
Total $37,270
Average Financial Aid - $22,119
Total with Avg. Aid $15,151

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,119

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,339,417
State $106,525
Institutional $10,793,745
Other external $893,551
Total $14,133,238

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,929
Institutional $3,132,085
Other external $249,841
Total $3,387,855

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northwest Athletic Conference
Mascot
Crusaders
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Studies
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Ministries
Computer Science
Counseling
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
History
International Studies
Liberal Studies
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Philosophy/Religion
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Public Communications
Recreation/Sports Management
Religion/Ministries
Secondary Education
Social Work
Spanish
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Undergraduate

70%

1,658
students

Female
51%
850

Male
49%
808

Graduate

30%

724
students

Female
62%
451

Male
38%
273

undergraduateFull-time

79%

1,324
students

Female
53%
691

Male
47%
633

undergraduatePart-time

21%

334
students

Female
48%
159

Male
52%
175

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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