Northwest University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Kirkland, WA

$32,960

Avg tuition

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About Northwest University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Assemblies of God Church  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Northwest University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Kirkland, Washington. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,339, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 93%. The university offers 42 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 58%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $32,960.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

93% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1025-1245

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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1k

Students Enrolled

21%

Online Student Enrollment

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus

Demographics

White

59%

Non-U.S. Citizen

10%

Hispanic

9%

Two or more races

6%

Asian

6%

Black

4%

Unknown

3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Female student population

66%

Socio-economic diversity

32% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

32%

State Grant Aid

21%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

32%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,650
State Grant Aid $9,135
Institution Grant Aid $17,553
Pell Grant Aid $4,451

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.