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Northwest University, founded in 1934, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 65-acre campus is located 10 miles from downtown Seattle.

Website: www.northwestu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,871
Undergraduate
Students
(60.1%) 1,124 Women
(39.9%) 747 Men
712
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
92% of 562 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.41
SAT Math
557 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,000
Tuition and Fees
$33,980
Room and Board
$9,420
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$20,248
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,825
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
82
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Kirkland Population
84,430
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Seattle
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.9% Asian
5.8% Black/African-American
9.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.9% White
8.0% Unknown
International Students
0.7% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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