1,530
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,634
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
95
783/818
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Northwest Nazarene University is a Comprehensive institution located in Nampa, ID, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID  83686-5897
United States
Contact Phone: 208-467-8011

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient Near Eastern And Biblical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

818
Applied
783
Accepted
1,530
Enrolled
96%
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Female Admissions

500
Females Applied
476
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

318
Males Applied
307
Males Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan December 15th January 15th
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 630
SAT Math 500 610
ACT Composite 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,300
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Fees

500
Full-time student fees
7,400
Room & board
3,550
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

23,634
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,716
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,282
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,137
Avg. Loan Aid
12,903
Avg. Grant Aid
7,489
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,530
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.13%
Black or African American 1.78%
White or Caucasian 75.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.52%
Asian 1.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 4.38%
Other 5.42%

Gender

Male (41.5%)
Female (58.5%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 71%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fresheree Talent Show, TWIRP (The Woman is Required to Pay) and Mr. NNU Pageant

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Student Government Association, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The Crusader newspaper and The Oasis yearbook

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
residence hall check-in system, on-campus police hub

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No Division 2 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

119
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 118
Part-time - 1
Male - 68
Female - 51