You Put Jesus First. At NU, So Do We.
Northwest is a top-rated university that sits on 56 acres in one of the safest communities in the Pacific Northwest—Kirkland, WA. We are surrounded by world-class amenities, natural beauty, and companies that have changed the world. But what truly sets us apart is a collegiate experience that puts Jesus first—In study, in community, at work, at play. Always.
Jesus First. Jesus Always. Why Study in a Jesus-first Community?
You have decided to follow Jesus. And you want to serve him with all your heart. Northwest University exists to help you do that: To discover and pursue your unique divine calling. To grow in relationship with Christ and develop a powerful spiritual life. To empower your mind and deepen your understanding of the Truth. To live in a community of fellow believers who love the Lord and each other. And to go out and serve others in your career to fulfill God’s mission. At NU, it all happens with Jesus at the center.
National Recognition for Northwest University
Best Regional Universities”
– U.S. News & World Report
Best Christian Institution, WA”
Top 20 Best Value Schools”
– U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 Christian College in U.S.”
People’s Choice Gold Winner: Best Colleges”
– Seattle Times Best of the Northwest
Student Spotlight She Looked For A School And Found A Home
Grace Seyoum visited many different universities looking for the right fit. See why Northwest University rose to the top of her list and the difference that a Jesus-first learning community can make.Undergraduate Admissions
The Creatio Center for Technology, Media, and Design Our UX Design Program Is Building A Better World
The Creatio Center for Technology, Media, and Design is on the cutting edge of higher education. You’ll be equipped with real skills through hands on learning with state-of-the-art technology, and you’ll learn from professors like Jenni French Cyrek who are experts in their fields.Learn More about our UX Design program
Cutting-Edge Programs For An Ancient Mission
Northwest University is pleased to announce the following new programs to help fulfill the call of Christ in our students’ lives.
- Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
- Doctor of Physical Therapy
- Master of Science in Information Technology Management
The College of Health Professions Great Health Care Careers Built Here
Health care is one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy today. If you’re looking for a career that will grow with it, we offer several proven paths. Whether you seek nursing, exercise science, pre-med, counseling, or our upcoming Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant graduate programs, we offer a fully accredited education in a supportive environment that welcomes your love for Jesus and equips you to serve others with compassion and expertise.
Did You Know?
of our majors offer real-world internships
student to faculty ratio
of NU graduates say their faith grew
of NU graduates say they were prepared well for their career
of NU students found jobs within 6 months of graduation