About Northwest University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Northwest University cost?

Northwest University Cost of Attendance
In-state $29,200
Out-of-state $29,200
On-Campus Room and Board $8,100
Off-Campus Room and Board $6,800
Average Annual Cost $21,536
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Northwest 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 98% $19,389
Federal Grants 38% $4,392
Pell grants 38% $4,165
Other federal grants 32% $480
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 22% $9,037
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $13,079
Student loan aid 71% $10,173
Federal student loans 71% $9,303
Other student loans 11% $10,779

Northwest University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Northwest University Admissions

What is Northwest University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 93%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 85% of applicants
SAT Reading 480-597
SAT Math 462-577
SAT Writing 420-540
ACT Submissions 27% of applicants
Composite Score 20-26

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Northwest University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 994
Living on campus
Transfer Students 43%
Under Age 25 22%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Northwest University Graduation Success


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About Northwest University

We, the people of Northwest University, carry the call of God by continually building a learning community dedicated to spiritual vitality, academic excellence, and empowered engagement with human need.


5520 108th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify