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

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Northwest University Drama Presents: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Northwest University Drama is proud to present Tom Stoppard's existential comedy, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. What happens when the eyes of the audience are focused on two seemingly minor characters from Shakespeare's famous tragedy Hamlet? Who are Rosencrantz & Guildenstern - really? Find out when you join the NU Drama department for an evening of witty dialogue, good questions and rollicking laughter.

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