Northwest Nazarene University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Northwest Nazarene University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,210 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1913 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Nampa, Idaho.

Northwest Nazarene University is affiliated with Church of the Nazarene.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
90
Fair
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Northwest Nazarene University.

Northwest Nazarene University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 90 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Social Work, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
77%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Northwest Nazarene University is fair at 77% (close to Idaho average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northwest Nazarene University is low - 49%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwest Nazarene University is pretty decent -- 15:1. Read more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,200
High
Average tuition costs are very high - $27,800 per year. The additional fees at Northwest Nazarene University not covered by tuition are about $400, which comes to $28,200 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
56%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,589 applications were submitted and 894 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

Northwest Nazarene University will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Northwest Nazarene University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,000
Low
Northwest Nazarene University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwest Nazarene 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.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Northwest Nazarene University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - roughly $3,000 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Northwest Nazarene 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.

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

Based on the college crime numbers, Northwest Nazarene University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwest Nazarene University Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest Nazarene University, 623 S. University Blvd., Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897, USA
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