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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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Mark Your Calendar for New Student Orientation

We are excited for your arrival at Northwest University. Whether you are a commuter student or residential student, our four days of Orientation are all about welcoming you and preparing you to succeed!

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Can I Afford A Private Christian University?

The Answer Might Surprise You.

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Northwest University Launches Ph.D. and Ed.D. Programs in Organizational Leadership

This is an exciting step for NU and our commitment to academic excellence. These programs are designed to equip graduates for leadership, consulting, and teaching roles across the fields of education, business, Christian ministry, and beyond.

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