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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
Percent 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
Soccer
Softball
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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

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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 transfered

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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