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Latest News: Money Magazine Ranks Northwest University Nationally as a Top 20 Private University for Value.   Read More

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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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How To Become Our Priority

Is NU on your list of possible schools? If so, there are several reasons to apply by the November 15th early action deadline. While the application is not binding (final college choices are made by May 1st), it puts you at the front of the line for our scholarships and financial aid. You'll also gain priority housing. And by applying early, you'll soon know whether you've been accepted or not. So don’t wait. Apply today and become our priority.

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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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Join Us for Northwest University’s Family Weekend on October 28 and 29

You and your family are invited to join us here at Northwest University for the 2016 Family Weekend on October 28 and 29. This is a great opportunity to see a glimpse into the life of your NU student, meet with other parents, participate in student activities, and leave feeling encouraged.

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