Northwest University

Kirkland, WA

Northwest University

Kirkland, WA

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Tuition & Fees

$33,500

$33,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3.8%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
3.3%
600-699
22%
500-599
55%
400-499
17%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
41%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
45%
12-17
20%
30-36
17%
24-29
27%
18-23
34%
12-17
19%
6-11
3%
30-36
5.6%
24-29
41%
18-23
41%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 518
Declined + 38
Total Received 556
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Private (nonprofit)

1,626

undergraduate students

611

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4541
ACT 4466

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,237
Established in 1934
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Assembly of God
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Kirkland, WA

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
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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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3.8%
600-699
34%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
3.3%
600-699
22%
500-599
55%
400-499
17%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
41%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
32%
18-23
45%
12-17
20%
30-36
17%
24-29
27%
18-23
34%
12-17
19%
6-11
3%
30-36
5.6%
24-29
41%
18-23
41%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 518
Declined + 38
Total Received 556

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Andy Hall
Senior Director of Enrollment
P: 800 669-3781
F: 425 889-5224
admissions@northwestu.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Vickie Rekow
Senior Director of Student Financial Services
vickie.rekow@northwestu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Gary Mcintosh (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Cascade Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
blue and gold

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Audio Production/Technology
Bible/Theology
Biblical Languages
Biblical Literature
Biblical Studies
Biology Education
Biology/Pre-Medicine
Business Administration
Business Management
Children's Ministries
Choral Music Education
Christian Leadership
Christian Studies
Clincial Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Communication/Preaching
Contemporary Music Industry
Counseling Psychology
Drama
Education
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
English as a Second Language
English/Language Arts Education
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Film Studies
General Ministries
General Music Education
General Studies
Health Science
Health Sciences
Health/Fitness
History
Instrumental Music Education
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Community Development
Legal Studies
Literature
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Ministry
Ministry/Leadership
Missional Leadership
Missions
Music
Music Education
Music Industry
Music Ministry
Nursing
Organizational Communication
Organizational Leadership
Organizational Management
Pastoral Care
Pastoral Ministries
Political Science
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
Secondary Education
Social Studies Education
TESOL Education
Teaching
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Theatre Arts Education
Theology/Culture
User Experience Design
Video Production
Writing
Youth Ministries
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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

2,237

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

1,626
students

Female
63%
1,018

Male
37%
608

27%

611
students

Female
65%
395

Male
35%
216

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

1,315
students

Female
65%
843

Male
35%
472

20%

311
students

Female
57%
175

Male
43%
136

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

954%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Li Lowry
Director of International Student Services
425 889-5764
international@northwestu.edu

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