Tuition & Fees

$29,850

$29,850

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 783
Declined + 35
Total Received 818
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Private (nonprofit)

1,530

undergraduate students

693

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4544
ACT 0924

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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 2,223
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: 91,382), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
71%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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
24%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
40%
500-599
43%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
47%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
19%
500-599
25%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
33%
18-23
44%
12-17
10%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
29%
12-17
20%
30-36
7%
24-29
45%
18-23
42%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 783
Declined + 35
Total Received 818

Admissions Factors

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
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

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,634

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,300
Room & board $7,250
Additional fees $550
Books & supplies $1,260
Total $38,360
Average Financial Aid - $23,634
Total with Avg. Aid $14,726

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,634,359
State
Institutional $2,669,611
Other external
Total $5,303,970

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $13,769,555
Other external $1,255,216
Total $15,024,771
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 877 668-4968
F: 208 467-8645
financialaid@nnu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ann Crabb
Director of Financial Aid

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Kelli Lindley (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biblical Languages
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcast/Performance
Business Administration
Chemistry
Children's Ministries
Chinese Studies
Christian Education
Clinical Counseling
Commercial/Music Industry
Communication
Communication Science
Computer Graphic Design
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Studies
Curriculum/Instruction/Innovation
Drama
Ecology/Biodiversity
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Chemistry
Evangelism
Family Nurse Practitioner
Global Business
Graphic Design
History
Instrumental Music
Intercultural Ministry
International Studies
Kinesiology/Coaching
Literature
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marriage/Family Counseling
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Media Production
Military Science
Missional Leadership
Music
Nursing
Nursing Leadership
Outdoor Recreation
Para-Church Ministries
Pastoral Ministries
Pastoral Ministry
Philosophy
Philosophy/Religion
Photography
Physics
Piano
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Recreation/Sport Management
School Counseling
Scientist/Practitioner
Secondary Education
Social Work
Software Engineering
Spiritual Formation
Studio Art
Theology
Theory
Voice
Worship Leadership
Worship/Music Ministry
Youth Ministry
Youth/Children/Family Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

2,223

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

1,530
students

Female
58%
895

Male
42%
635

31%

693
students

Female
65%
452

Male
35%
241

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

1,154
students

Female
60%
686

Male
40%
468

25%

376
students

Female
56%
209

Male
44%
167

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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
6%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

72%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

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) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
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

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

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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