Northwest University

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world rank  3595

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University Overview

Founded in 1934, Northwest University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Kirkland (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Washington. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Seattle. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Northwest University (NU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Pentecostal religion. Northwest University (NU) 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 84 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NU
Founded 1934
Motto Carry the Call, with heart, head and hand
Colours Dark blue and gold

University Location

Address 5520 108th Avenue NE
Kirkland (population range: 10,000-49,999)
98083-0579 Washington
United States
T +1 (425) 889 5231
F +1 (425) 889 5224
Other locations Seattle

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office PO Box 579
Kirkland 98083-0579
+1 (425) 889 5231
800 669 3781

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Pentecostal Christian-Pentecostal Assemblies of God - www.ag.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Northwest University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1973


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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