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Jobs Around Campus

Many students have part-time jobs during their time at Northwest University. If you’re interested in working while attending NU, you’re in luck. There are plenty of jobs, both on and off campus, that are perfect for college students’ busy schedules.  

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How to Apply to College: A Step-by-Step Guide

At first, applying to college may seem like an overwhelming task. But here’s the truth: you’ve already done the hard part. Now it’s just time to put it all on paper. Following this step-by-step guide, applying to college will be easier than you could have ever imagined.

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Faculty Blog - Dr. Jeremiah Webster

The next time someone asks, "What are you majoring in?" ... tell them, "Enchantment." English. Religion. Philosophy. These were the hallmarks of my wide-eyed undergraduate career at Whitworth University. I would have explored other majors as well, but academic inquiry is expensive: #studentloans. Although English was my first love, I wanted theology and the pantheon of great thinkers to inform my study of literature as well.

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NU Adds Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

NU’s music department is currently seeking musicians who play woodwind, brass, string, or percussion instruments! Why? Because the University is building on its current instrumental program with both a wind ensemble and an orchestra. 2018-19 is going to be a great year for music.

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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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Northwest University’s Own “Queen of Katwe” Featured in Seattle Times

Phiona Mutesi and her teammate Benjamin Mukumbya, both featured in the Disney movie, Queen of Katwe, began their university studies at Northwest University this fall. These two phenomenal chess players have also been preparing to become chess grand masters under the auspices of Chess4Life in Kirkland. Though they've only been at NU a short time, they've already made a significant impact. 

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Finding Identity in Vocation

 “Clint, I have a word from God for you.” I half expected to turn around and find a wizened, old prophet wearing a long robe and sporting a staff in his hand. Instead, the oracle was none other than Dr. Jim Heugel, Northwest University’s provost, sneaking up behind me at various gatherings to drop the seed of an idea that would alter the course of my Fall 2017 semester for the better.

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Two Classics You Should Read For Your Spiritual Health

In a culture that prizes the newest and latest, and often looks down on anything old, we modern Christians are always in danger of sliding into contemporary fads rather than rooting ourselves in the rich traditions and devotional habits of our forebears in the faith.

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Inside Look: Creatio Music Program

​Creatio is one of Northwest University’s fastest growing programs. With state-of-the-art recording equipment and professors who double as music industry professionals, it’s no wonder so many are drawn to Creatio.

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Northwest University Ranked #7 Christian College in the West

Christian Universities Online ranked Northwest University among the West’s 25 best Christian colleges for 2017. At number seven, NU ranked ahead of schools like Seattle Pacific and Biola. Rankings were based on the following criteria: faculty-to-student ratio, scholarships, selectivity, retention rate, and graduation rate.

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