Northwest University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Northwest University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,615 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1934 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Kirkland, Washington.

Northwest University is affiliated with Assemblies of God Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
At Northwest University you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Northwest University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Theology and Religion, Psychology, Management, Business, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
82%
The rate of student retention at Northwest University is high at 82% (well above Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Northwest University is below average - 53%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwest University is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,800
Average tuition prices are very high - around $24,200 a year. The additional fees at Northwest University (not included in tuition costs) are about $600, which comes to a total of $24,800 annually.

Read the details about Northwest University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
As reported in recent government data, 749 applications were submitted and 476 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Northwest University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Northwest University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwest University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Northwest University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 900 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Northwest University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Northwest University seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwest University Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest University, 5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579, USA
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