Northwest University

Kirkland, WA

Northwest University

Kirkland, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$33,980

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
585
25th
500
75th
27
25th
17
75th
24
25th
14
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 462
Declined 36
Total Received 498
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Private

1,028

undergraduate students

396

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Northwest University, founded in 1934, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 65-acre campus is located 10 miles from downtown Seattle.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,424
Established in 1934
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Assembly of God

56-acre, suburban campus in Kirkland (population: 88,630), 10 miles from Seattle. Major airport, bus, and train serve Seattle. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Northwest University
5520 108th Avenue, NE
Kirkland, WA
98033

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
585
25th
500
75th
27
25th
17
75th
24
25th
14
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 462
Declined 36
Total Received 498

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$22,857

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,500
Room & board $9,420
Additional fees $480
Books & supplies $900
Total $44,300
Average Financial Aid - $22,857
Total with Avg. Aid $21,443

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 669-3781
F: 425 889-5224
studentfinancialservices@northwestu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, Frisbee golf, soccer, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Cascade Collegiate Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting. yes
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Bible/Biblical Studies. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
History, General. yes
Informatics. yes
Information Technology. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Missions/Missionary Studies. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, Other. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Recording Arts Technology/Technician. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Religious/Sacred Music. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other. yes yes yes
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other. yes
Youth Ministry. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology

1,424

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

1,028
students

Female
67%
690

Male
33%
338

28%

396
students

Female
62%
244

Male
38%
152

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

986
students

Female
68%
666

Male
32%
320

4%

42
students

Female
57%
24

Male
43%
18

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

16%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Malaysia
South Korea
Taiwan
Uganda
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special orientation

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