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Frequently Asked Questions
How many academic programs are offered at Northwest University?
More than 60.
Where are Northwest University students going for grad school?
Gordon-Conwell seminary. Harvard law. Johns Hopkins...
What careers are Northwest students entering after they graduate?
Ministry. Education. Business...
Are there opportunities to study overseas?
Northwest students study globally through programs with the council for Christian colleges and universities, in countries including Russia and Australia. Seniors in our School of Nursing spend a month in places like India, Taiwan, and Sri Lanka. Students in other programs, including ministry and business, have many learning opportunities around the world as well.
What is the spiritual atmosphere like on campus?
Outstanding & challenging.
What are some of the ways that I can grow in my Christian faith?
Chapel. Small groups. Outreaches.
What is student life like at Northwest?
You’ll make life-long friends.
What kinds of activities are part of campus life?
Campus life includes varsity and intramural sports, “Floor Olympics,” a student-led Monday-night service called pursuit, and much more.
Where is Northwest University located?
On the eastside of Seattle (Kirkland).
What are the main advantages of the Seattle area?
Culture. Employment. Scenery.
What about the weather? Is it true that Seattle is incredibly, lushly green, and is called the “Emerald City?”
It’s green because of rain and sun!
Is financial aid available? In other words, will I be able to afford to attend Northwest University?
What percentage of Northwest students receive financial aid?
What was the total amount of financial aid distributed to students last year, including grants, federal loans, work study, and scholarships?
Talk to one of us to get the answers you need. Call 1.800.669.3781 or find your counselor online.