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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.

Academic Programs
Undergraduate Programs


Traditional 4-Year Experience
Bachelor's Degree | Transfer

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Graduate and Evening Programs

Graduate & Evening

Meets On Campus
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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“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.”

—Mark 16:15

The word GO is central to the Great Commission and to what we do at Northwest University. Since 1934, over 10,000 of our students have gone out into all of creation to evangelize and reach it for Christ. As this year's graduates go out, we invite you to support our Give To The Go campaign.

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Want to See What’s Possible?

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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Northwest University’s 2017 Graduation Festivities

As the end of the academic year nears, graduating students and their loved ones eagerly await the 2017 Commencement Ceremony.

This year’s graduation festivities kick off with the Baccalaureate Chapel on Friday, April 28, and conclude with the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 6.

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