Northwest University

5520 108th Ave Ne, Kirkland, WA 98083-579
Tel: (425)822-8266
Private not-for-profit | 1,607 students
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Northwest University provides, in a distinctly evangelical Christian environment, quality education to prepare students for service and leadership. The university experience should develop the whole person through general studies integrated with biblical knowledge; include professional and vocational skills in the student’s preparation for service in the world; help to fulfill the Great Commission and to propagate the historic faith of the sponsoring church.

School Overview:

Northwest University
CountyKing County, WA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
99 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,607 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,326 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
281 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,349 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
258 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
5%2%
% Hawaiian
1%1%
% Hispanic
6%3%
% Black
5%6%
% White
81%84%
% Two or more races
3%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$24,706$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$24,706$24,744
 
Tuition$24,180/year
Percent Admitted64%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)470-600450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-590460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)470-580440-570
ACT English (25-75%)20-2619-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2518-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)20-2520-25

School Notes:

  • Northwest University offers programs for undergraduates, adult learners, and graduate students through the six divisions listed at left. Each of these divisions has internship opportunities available, for hands-on, practical experience in one's chosen field.
  • Northwest University has over 60 academic programs to choose from. Browse the list below to find out more, or check out the Course Descriptions for details on specific course areas. The graduate programs offered by Northwest University are in the areas of Psychology, Business, Education, and Ministry.
  • The campus is a semi-wooded tract of fifty-six acres overlooking Lake Washington and the city of Seattle. A view of the snow-clad Olympics graces the skyline to the west.
  • Northwest University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (regional). The University is endorsed by the Commission on Christian Higher Education of the Assemblies of God and the Association of Christian Schools International.

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