A Partnership that Adds Value
The Northwest Partnership Program (NPP) blends the best of what Northwest does (accredited academics) with what local churches do best (practical leadership training). And it's all accomplished in the environment of life-changing relationships found in local churches and non-profit organizations.
About the Northwest Partnership Program
NPP Program Offerings
NPP HyFlex Program Offerings
Why Choose the Northwest Partnership Program?
Through the Northwest Partnership Program, Northwest University comes to you. NPP students may earn college credits toward AA and BA degrees while serving in their local church internship program. Our program also includes many adult learners and offers graduate degrees.
Here are some benefits:
- Strong and growing program: hundreds of students from 90+ partners in 21 states.
- All courses offer NU curriculum taught by NU instructors
- Transfer credits are accepted from other institutions
- All tuition costs and program fees are eligible for federal financial aid (loans and grants)
- Your NPP degree is exactly the same as NU's traditional on campus degrees. You can be proud of your accomplishment and are invited to walk at the commencement ceremony once you graduate.
- Degrees and courses transfer to other regionally accredited institutions
- Flex Students (adult learners) with college experience but no degree are welcome.
Northwest Partnership Undergraduate Programs are More Affordable than You Think
Starting Costs: $10,592
Actual Costs: $3,692
With NPP’s average financial aid award of $6,900 your final costs are drastically reduced. And your financial aid package may be even higher.
Accredited and Nationally Recognized
Northwest University is accredited at the highest possible levels. In fact, we’ve earned the same accreditation as Stanford and other academic institutions. The degree you earn here will be highly respected by employers.
Best Regional Universities”
– U.S. News & World Report
Best Christian Institution, WA”
Top 20 Best Value Schools”
– U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 Best Christian College in U.S.”
People's Choice Gold Winner: Best Colleges”
– The Seattle Times
What Kind of Support Can You Expect?
The NPP is more than your typical online degree program. In addition to the excellence of Northwest academics, your local church provides unique support for every student that you cannot find in other online programs.
- NPP coordinator for academic, spiritual, and personal support
- Hands on training and real responsibility and experience through your internship (for undergraduate students)
- Learn and serve with other students from your church
- On-site Academic Coach
- 24/7 Academic Support including:
- Online Writing Center
- Online Tutoring (chat and email)
- NU Library Online
- Reference librarians for research and writing help