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Northwest University

Kirkland, Washington

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Student Population
Northwest University overview
Location Kirkland, Washington
Online northwestu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Assemblies of God Church
Northwest University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Kirkland, Washington, Northwest University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Assemblies of God Church faith. In the most recent statistical year 473 prospective students applied, and 454 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 165 enrolled in the school.  979 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 104 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $33,500 plus fees of $480. Northwest University is ranked 301 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Northwest University is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 985/1210
ACT 24/32
GPA 3.41
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $30

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Northwest University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$930
Other Fees$480
Room and Board $9,700
Budget for Other Expenses$2,710
Total One Year Cost$47,320

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$41,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
50% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwest University students
Subject Percent of Class
Theology and Religious Vvocations 23%
Business 16%
Education 12%
Health Professions 11%
Communication 10%

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