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Unleashing Student Potential Since 1934

Northwest University is a regionally accredited, private, non-profit Christian university offering associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Established in 1934, NU has been driven by its mission to build a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.

Northwest University—grow your faith and education near Seattle, Washington.

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Undergraduate Programs


Traditional 4-Year Experience
Bachelor's Degree | Transfer

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Evening and Graduate Programs

Evening & Graduate

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Bachelor's | Master's | Doctoral

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Online Programs

Online Programs

Meets Anytime, Anywhere
Bachelor's | Master's | Certificate

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Whether you are seeking your first degree or an advanced degree, Northwest University can help make it possible. If you have questions, we’re here to help.

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NU’s Study Abroad Opportunities

Northwest University offers study abroad experiences for nearly every major. Through NU’s partnership with BestSemester, students can work toward their degree in another part of the world. Studying abroad is the perfect way to explore another country and embrace a unique culture—all while receiving college credit!

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