Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, ID, USA
3.81 Average Rating

Affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is a Christian liberal arts institution in western Idaho. NNU grants bachelor’s degrees in over 60 academic areas of study. In addition, all students are required to complete a general education cross-cultural experience requirement usually accomplished through labs or study abroad programs. As a Christian university, NNU holds chapel services three times per week and chapel is streamed on the university website.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Church of the Nazarene
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
95%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2018

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
50%
Out-Of-State Students
49%
58%
Submitting ACT
72%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1056
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,168
Total Number of Undergrads
1,480
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
62%
20-39 Students
26%
40-99 Students
11%
0
100
32%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
52%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,204
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$28,500
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$28,500
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$7,000
Books and Supplies
$1270

Aid & Grants

0
100
86%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$19,509
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,913
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$17,747

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
67%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,977
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$26,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$269
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
40
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
71%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Nighthawks
School Colors
Red/Black
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boise
Portland
Seattle
Spokane
Pocatello
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$36,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.81 Average Rating
This University has an excellent reputation for providing a quality education.
The facility members are caring and very well trained in their fields.
The quality of the education I am receiving will be used to help further my career as well as provide me with spiritual well being.
Suzie Student
Northwest Nazarene University has great teachers, great spiritual atmosphere and great fellow students. The campus is very nice as well. I would advise it to anybody.
Timothy from Cove, OR

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