Northwest Christian University

Eugene, OR

Northwest Christian University, founded in 1895, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its eight-acre campus is located in Eugene, Oregon.

Tuition & Fees

$32,320

$32,320

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
27%
500-599
44%
400-499
21%
300-399
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
37%
300-399
16%
200-299
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
11%
18-23
43%
12-17
36%
6-11
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
39%
12-17
39%
24-29
14%
18-23
64%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 312
Declined + 162
Total Received 474
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Private (nonprofit)

592

undergraduate students

213

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4543
ACT 3478

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School Facts

Northwest Christian University, founded in 1895, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its eight-acre campus is located in Eugene, Oregon.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 805
Established in 1895
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of Christ
Accredited by •  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Eugene, OR

Eight-acre, urban campus in Eugene (population: 168,916), 110 miles from Portland. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Northwest Christian University
828 East 11th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
62%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
27%
500-599
44%
400-499
21%
300-399
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
47%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
37%
300-399
16%
200-299
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
11%
18-23
43%
12-17
36%
6-11
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
39%
12-17
39%
24-29
14%
18-23
64%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 312
Declined + 162
Total Received 474

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kacie Gerdrum
Dean of Admissions
P: 541 684-7201
F: 541 684-7317
admissions@nwcu.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,913

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,100
Room & board $1,070
Additional fees $220
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $34,440
Average Financial Aid - $22,913
Total with Avg. Aid $11,527

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,108,454
State $306,343
Institutional $4,140,246
Other external $581,522
Total $6,136,565

Non-need-based

Federal $18,760
State $6,600
Institutional $1,100,097
Other external $160,574
Total $1,286,031

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 541 684-7201
finaid@nwcu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jocelyn Hubbs
Director of Financial Aid
jhubbs@nwcu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Corey Anderson (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Cascade Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Mr. Beacon
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Bible/Theology
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Christian Ministry/Pastoral/Youth/Missions
Christian Worship
Church Leadership
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Communication/Interpersonal
Computer Science
Contemporary Music Industry
Education/ESOL
Education/Physical Education
Education/Special Education
English
Exercise Science
General Studies
Higher Education Leadership
History
Interdisciplinary
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Mental Health/Human Behavior
Music
Non Profit Leadership
Nursing/Education
Nursing/Leadership in Health Care Systems
Psychology
R.N. to B.S.N.
School Counseling
Spanish
Teacher Education
Teaching
Teaching Elementary
Teaching Secondary
Theology
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

805

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

592
students

Female
62%
366

Male
38%
226

26%

213
students

Female
75%
160

Male
25%
53

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

450
students

Female
60%
270

Male
40%
180

24%

142
students

Female
68%
96

Male
32%
46

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.20
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 All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
China
Czech Republic
Mexico
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Michelle Tyler
Admissions Counselor
541 684-7201
admissions@nwcc.edu

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