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Northwest University is a private, Christian, co-educational institution. It is situated in Kirkland, Washington in the United States. Northwest University was established by the Northwest Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God on 1st October, 1934. The 56-acre campus overlooks Lake Washington and the city of Seattle. Northwest University offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees under the following colleges and schools:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Ministry
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Education
  • School of Nursing
Northwest University athletic teams are nicknamed as Eagles. Northwest University is a member of the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The University is also a part of the NAIA's Champions of Character program. The athletic teams participate in sports including basketball, soccer, cross country, and track and field. Profile of Northwest UniversityNorthwest University is located in a large suburb, in Kirkland, WA. The school is officially a Assemblies of God Church school. Northwest University is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Master's degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about Northwest University is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. Students at the school often study music, therapy and Counselling, and conservation and resource management.

Northwest University Selectivity

The admissions department at Northwest University does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 440 to 560 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 560 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 1, 259 students (1, 174 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Cascade Collegiate Conference competitions. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The Mission of Northwest College is to provide, in a distinctly evangelical Christian environment, quality education to prepare students for service and leadership The college experience should Develop the whole person through general studies integrated with biblical knowledge; Include professional and vocational skills in the students preparation for service in the world; and Help to fulfill the Great Commission and to propagate the historic faith of the sponsoring church, which is the Assemblies of God. "Northwest University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management70business administration, business management, marketing studies, accounting and finance
Religion and Philosophy55theology and religious vocations, bible studies, missionary studies, philosophy and religious studies, religious education, Christian studies, religious music
Therapy and Counselling49Counselling psychology, psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32registered nursing
Education and Teaching32elementary school teaching, ESL instruction, biology teaching, music teaching, math teaching, secondary teaching, social studies teaching
Liberal Arts24English, interdisciplinary studies, liberal arts and sciences, history, political science and government
Media15organizational communications
Music7music theory and composition
Conservation and Resource Management5environmental science
Medicine2medical preparatory
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2health and physical Education
Contact: Northwest UniversityNorthwest University

5520 108th Ave NE

Kirkland, WA 98083-0579

General Phone: (425) 822-8266


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