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Northwest University

Kirkland, WA

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Overview

Northwest University is a Comprehensive institution located in Kirkland, WA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5520 108th Avenue NE
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA  98083-0579
United States
Contact Andy Hall
Email: admissions@northwestu.edu
Phone: 425-889-5212
Fax: 425-889-5224

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Photographic And Film/video Technology/technician Checkmark
Recording Arts Technology/technician Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
History And Political Science Checkmark
Human Computer Interaction Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Theological And Ministerial Studies, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Music Management Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

491
Applied
462
Accepted
1,871
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

352
Females Applied
334
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

139
Males Applied
128
Males Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.41
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,500
Private
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Fees

480
Full-time student fees
9,700
Room & board
4,790
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

20,814
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,041
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,269
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,872
Avg. Loan Aid
11,468
Avg. Grant Aid
17,771
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,871
Total Undergrad students
26%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (39.93%)
Female (60.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Christmas Party, Floor Olympics and The Evening Formal Event

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Ministries, Pursuit (worship service), Northwest University Business Club and Environmental Stewardship Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark
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