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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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Northwest University Programs Recognized by Colleges of Distinction

Several programs at Northwest University were recently recognized by Colleges of Distinction, an informational college resource for students, parents, and guidance counselors. This service looks at how colleges support and inspire students in addition to important qualities like academics. We were honored to see our business, education, and nursing programs all honored as programs of distinction. 

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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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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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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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The Value of Internships

In today’s job market, a college degree is essential to secure most careers. Nearly as important as a quality bachelor’s degree is a strong internship. Most companies are hoping to hire people with both the academic knowledge that comes with a degree and the real-world experience that only an internship can bring.

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10 Reasons Why NU Is the Best Christian College for You

If you are asking yourself “Why should I attend a Christian college?” it may be helpful to weigh the data, and also gain perspectives from real college students attending a Christian university.  Many Christian colleges, such as Northwest University (NU), offer a thriving student body and faculty committed to delivering an academically rigorous education.

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NU’s Study Abroad Opportunities

Northwest University offers study abroad experiences for nearly every major. Through NU’s partnership with Best Semester, students can work toward their degree in another part of the world. Studying abroad is the perfect way to explore another country and embrace a unique culture—all while receiving college credit!

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Benefits of Online and Traditional Education: Master of Education

If you are currently a teacher with the desire to expand your skills and career opportunities, Northwest University’s Master of Education could be the perfect program for you. Those particularly interested in a master’s level curriculum taught by professors with a Christian worldview may find NU’s M.Ed. a philosophical and spiritual fit. We have interviewed three students who will graduate from this program in Spring 2016 for their perspective on the benefits and challenges of NU’s M.Ed. program.

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