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.

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Prospective undergraduate high school and transfer students are invited to attend a Northwest Friday to see what it's like to be a student at Northwest University. Join us for the day and experience Chapel, meet professors, attend class, talk to students, eat in NU’s Caf and receive a $500 Visit Scholarship!

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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.

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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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