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.
|County||King County, WA|
|Title IV Eligible||Participat|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Institution Level||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private not-for-profit|
|Instructional Staff Total|
(research/public service staff included)
|99 staff||115 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,607 students||1,633 students|
|# Full-Time Students||1,326 students||1,434 students|
|# Part-Time Students||281 students||137 students|
|# Undergraduate Students||1,349 students||1,507 students|
|# Graduate Students||258 students||129 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||1%|
|% Two or more races||3%||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees|
|Out-State Tuition Fees|
|SAT Reading (25-75%)||470-600||450-570|
|SAT Math (25-75%)||460-590||460-573|
|SAT Writing (25-75%)||470-580||440-570|
|ACT English (25-75%)||20-26||19-25|
|ACT Math (25-75%)||18-25||18-25|
|ACT Composite (25-75%)||20-25||20-25|
- 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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