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Northwest University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Kirkland, WA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$45,000
Tuition and Fees
$33,980
Room and Board
$9,420
Books and Supplies
$900
Other Expenses
$700
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003783
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
225 (83.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
175 (77.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
169 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
32 (18.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$20,248
Need-Based Gift
Received by 161 (95.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,907
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 131 (77.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,113
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 25 (14.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
47 (17.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,880

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,154 (89.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
989 (85.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
975 (98.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
158 (16.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$19,906
Need-Based Gift
Received by 916 (93.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,435
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 810 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,375
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 100 (10.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
197 (15.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,371

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,825
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
632
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Debating, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
130
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
34
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Current Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Married Students, Parents of Current Students, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
157
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,887

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