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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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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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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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Summer Journey 2017 Recap

During summer 2017, Northwest University was honored to host thirty-three high school students from seven states for the first-ever Summer Journey program.  Sponsored in part by a generous grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the Summer Journey is a ten-day discipleship program focusing on encouraging young people to explore the narrative of Scripture and the call of God on their lives. 

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2017 NU Mission Trips

Each summer, Northwest University offers opportunities for students to go on mission trips to countries across the globe. Over the years, our students have worked at camps, remodeled church buildings, and even facilitated soccer outreach programs! 

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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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World-Class Faculty Members Join Northwest University

Northwest University (NU) has recently welcomed three new faculty members who bring years of experience and relevant fieldwork to their teaching positions. Dr. Earl Creps—a specialist in missional Christianity, communication, and leadership—will lead our newly formed Center for Leadership Studies. The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has added best-selling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, recognized globally for their work in marriage and family relationships.

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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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