Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, ID

Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, ID

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Tuition & Fees

$32,630

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,425
Declined 241
Total Received 1,666
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Private

1,196

undergraduate students

658

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,854
Established in 1913
Coeducational Coeducational

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85-acre campus in Nampa (population: 93,590), 20 miles from Boise. Served by bus and train; air serves Boise. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Boise
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Boise

Northwest Nazarene University
623 South University Boulevard
Nampa
83686

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
  • Student Government Association
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • The Crusader newspaper
  • The Oasis yearbook

Top Events

  • Fresheree Talent Show
  • TWIRP (The Woman is Required to Pay)
  • Mr. NNU Pageant
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • residence hall check-in system, on-campus police hub

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
40%
18-23
48%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.59

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,425
Declined 241
Total Received 1,666

Admissions Factors

Considered

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $32,130
Room & board $8,800
Additional fees $500
Books & supplies $1,280
Other fees $1,500
Total $44,210
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Lacrosse, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Divinity/Ministry
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Forensic Science and Technology
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Neuroscience
Painting
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Sculpture
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,854

total students

57%

in-state

43%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

1,196
students

Female
61%
734

Male
41%
491

35%

658
students

Female
70%
459

Male
26%
170

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,066
students

Female
59%
619

Male
41%
447

13%

159
students

Female
73%
115

Male
27%
44

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Student Facts

Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

60

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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