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Northwest University

School Profile

  • Northwest UniversityPrivate Four-year University Liberal Arts College in Kirkland, WA
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Accreditation: Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Assemblies Of God

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 1,114
First-year Undergraduate Students: 311
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 1,094
Graduate Students: 176

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of General Studies
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Communications/drama
  • Bachelor of Communications/film studies
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Missionary Studies
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Pastoral Counseling
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religious/Sacred Music
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Theology
  • Bachelor of Youth Ministry

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $21,994
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $21,994

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 575
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 230


Member: NAIA , NCCAA
Team name: Eagles


  • Ranked #9 Regional Colleges (West)
  • Ranked #9 Best Value Schools

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Admissions Address

5520 108th Avenue, NE
Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
(425) 889-5231
(800) 669-3781
Fax: (425) 889-5224
Contact: Rose-mary Smith
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 68%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 68%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 628
Female applicants 437
Male applicants 191
Applicants accepted 424
Female applicants accepted 304
Male applicants accepted 120
Freshman enrollment 178
Female freshman enrollment 109
Male freshman enrollment 69
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.4
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 74%
SAT Critical Reading average score 527
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 440-580
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 516
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 430-570
SAT Writing average score 517
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 450-560
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 35%
Average ACT Composite score 22
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 17-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A

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