COVID-19:   Updates & Information

A Top-Ranked Christian University in Washington State

Northwest University is located near Seattle, Washington, and offers over 70 majors and academic programs. Established in 1934, we are a non-profit private Christian university offering associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees at our Kirkland campus or online.

Important Announcement for Fall 2020

From the President: I am happy to communicate today to our continuing students, entering first-year and transfer students, parents, alumni, and employees that Northwest University is meticulously planning to resume residential teaching and residence life on schedule this fall. Residential students, we look forward to welcoming you back to campus! We are also pleased to announce that all non-traditional and graduate programs will return to regular operation over the summer and into the fall.

Read President Castleberry's Full Statement

New Programs Starting Fall 2020

Northwest University is pleased to announce these exciting new programs beginning Fall 2020:



Eagle Store Now Online

Check out our Eagle Store! Through our partnership with Sideline Store, we are able to offer quality brand name products such as Nike and Under Armour featuring customizable NU logos and phrases.

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Can I Afford A Private Christian University?

Northwest University offers an exceptional education and is among the most affordable private Christian universities on the West Coast.
It's why we have been consistently named as a best value school by Money magazine and U.S. News & World Report.

Learn More About the Value of an NU Education

Our Campus and Location

The Northwest University campus is positioned in one of the most sought-after communities in Washington: Kirkland. The campus sits on 56 acres of rolling greens and trees, overlooking Lake Washington. Students who live on campus are able to enjoy the beauty and safety of Kirkland while being just 10 minutes from all of the amenities of Seattle and close to outdoor adventures in the area. Surrounded by companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, Northwest University is located in one of the most vibrant economies in the United States.

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