How much does Northwest Nazarene University cost?

Northwest Nazarene University Cost of Attendance
In-state $29,000
Out-of-state $29,000
On-Campus Room and Board $7,000
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,240
Average Annual Cost $19,204
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $18,069
$30,000-$48,000 $15,121
$48,000-$75,000 $17,986
$75,000-$110,000 $20,888
Over $110,000 $22,056

Northwest Nazarene University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 100% $16,514
Federal Grants 34% $4,829
Pell grants 34% $4,139
Other federal grants 30% $775
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 6% $2,028
Institutional grants or scholarships 100% $17,510
Student loan aid 64% $7,937
Federal student loans 63% $7,425
Other student loans 12% $9,315

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Northwest Nazarene University Admissions

What is Northwest Nazarene University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 73%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 78% of applicants
SAT Reading 530-630
SAT Math 500-600
SAT Writing 440-560
ACT Submissions 53% of applicants
Composite Score 20-27

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Northwest Nazarene University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1480
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

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Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Northwest Nazarene University Graduation Success

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About Northwest Nazarene University


623 S. University Blvd.
Nampa, ID

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Midsize Suburb
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