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NU Recognized by U.S. News and World Report

Today it was announced that Northwest University’s Online programs have been selected as part of U.S. News and World Reports Best Online Programs of 2020 . This achievement continues an encouraging trend of recognition for the university’s online degrees. The particular categories NU’s online programs are recognized in for 2020 are “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs,” “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans,” and “Best Online MBA Programs.”

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Why NU Graduates Are So Confident

At Northwest, we do our best to make sure that our graduates are fully equipped to enter their fields upon graduation. On top of our rigorous curriculum, here are a few reasons why NU graduates are so confident:

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NWCCU Evaluators to Visit Campus in April

From April 15 to 17, 2020, Northwest University, located at 5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington with an additional site in Brooks, Oregon, will host evaluators selected by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), our regional accreditor. This evaluation visit is part of a regular 7-year cycle of self-assessment and peer-evaluation undergone by all regionally accredited universities.

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Our Commitment to Spiritual Vitality

Northwest University cares deeply about the spiritual vitality of its students. Chapel is held multiple times a week, giving students the opportunity to worship and grow together. But it doesn’t stop there. Faith plays a role in the daily lives of students in the classroom and in student living areas.

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NU Presents Christmas Traditions Concert at Benaroya Hall

The Northwest University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir joined by Coro Amici, the Pilgrims Men's Chorus, and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra, invite you to Christmas Traditions presented by Koelsch Communities! Now in it's eleventh season, this established Christmas concert celebrates the traditions of Christmas, featuring new carol arrangements and traditional selections by John Rutter, Mack Wilberg. Dan Forest, Heinrich Schütz and more, including a few traditional sing-alongs.

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NU Launches the New Creatio Center

For over five years, Northwest University has offered a state of the art recording technology degree commonly referred to as Creatio. This particular program has quickly become one of NU’s most popular degrees, and it has seen graduates go on to do great things in the music industry. With music technology making up just a small portion of art-based technology, expanding Creatio is a logical next step.

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The New Washington College Grant

The Washington College Grant is a generous need-grant funded and offered by the State of Washington.

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Career Development and Internship Opportunities at NU

Levi Davenport, M.S. is the Director of Career Development and Corporate Relations at Northwest University. Levi works with current students and pairs them up with local companies to gain business knowledge and experience as an intern.

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How Northwest’s MAICD Program Shaped My Passion and Professional Purpose

​Four years into my work at World Vision, I had developed a passion for long-term, sustainable community development. So when I found the MA in International Community Development (MAICD) program at Northwest University, it was the perfect fit for my interests, both spiritually and professionally. Courses on social justice, community development, the spirituality of justice, social enterprise, and leadership?! This was a strong next step for my faith, education, and career.

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How to Pay for Graduate School When You Work For a Nonprofit

If you work for a nonprofit in the U.S. or another country, or if you raise your own support as a missionary or volunteer, you know what a challenge it can be to think about going back to school. From my own experience helping students enroll in the MA in International Community Developmentprogram at Northwest University (and as a student of the program myself), financing your degree is an issue that requires a thoughtful, personalized strategy, which will be unique for each person. But if a graduate degree is your goal, it’s very likely possible! Here are some questions to consider as you create a payment plan.

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