Northwest Nazarene University

country rank  870
world rank  2249

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Established in 1913, Northwest Nazarene University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Nampa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Idaho. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 107 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NNU
Founded 1913
Motto Great Minds, Great Hearts, Great Futures
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 623 S University Boulevard
Nampa
83686-5897 Idaho
United States
Tel +1 (877) 668 4968
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 623 Holly Street
Nampa 83686-5897
(208) 467 8000
877 668 4968

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical Church of the Nazarene - www.nazarene.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northwest Nazarene University's Library
Northwest Nazarene University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 111,350 physical volumes, 2,988 physical media, 85,501 digital/electronic medium and 75 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Northwest Nazarene University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 815 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1930


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education al Programs (CACREP)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Nazarene Educators Worldwide (NEW)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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