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University of Possibility

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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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Can I Afford A Private Christian University?

The Answer Might Surprise You.

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Write Your Own Story

Each student at Northwest University has a story to tell. For some, the story is about how NU’s Christ-centered environment has deepened their faith. Others tell a story about living in a close-knit community and being supported by those around them to grow into more than they ever thought they could become. Many will tell you about wise and caring professors who encourage them to find and unleash their gifts. And there are those who will share how a global learning experience or internship put them on a new and exciting career trajectory. 

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A magazine for prospective students.

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