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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 Jorine Johnson
Director of Recruitment
Email: admissions@northwestu.edu
Phone: 425-889-5368

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
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
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication Management And Strategic Communications Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Photographic And Film/video Technology/technician Checkmark
Recording Arts Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science 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
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Audio Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other Checkmark
Marriage And Family Therapy/counseling Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies 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
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
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
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Christian Studies Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
American Government And Politics (united States) Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
Divinity/ministry Checkmark
Missions/missionary Studies Checkmark
Pastoral Studies/counseling Checkmark
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Theological And Ministerial Studies, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Worship Ministry Checkmark
Youth Ministry Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

473
Applied
454
Accepted
1,871
Enrolled
96%
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Female Admissions

325
Females Applied
314
Females Accepted
97%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

148
Males Applied
140
Males Accepted
95%
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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 495 620
SAT Math 490 590
ACT Composite 24 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,500
Private
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Fees

500
Full-time student fees
10,140
Room & board
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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 Employees

Financial Aid

20,752
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,441
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,522
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,649
Avg. Loan Aid
11,290
Avg. Grant Aid
17,711
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71.86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

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

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.67%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 66.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.19%
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.72%
Two or more races 7.28%
Other 2.91%

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
International 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
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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
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

211
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 57
Part-time - 154
Male - 86
Female - 125
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