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Applying to NNU

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Acceptance Rate 88.15%
Yield 10.97%
SAT Score 1,100
ACT Score 23
Applicants 2,843

Applying To NNU

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 88.15% at Northwest Nazarene University where a total of 2,843 students applied and 2,506 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,100 and the average ACT score is 23. It requires two items and recommends 3 articles to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to NNU.
Open Admission Policy
Admission Informationhttps://www.nnu.edu/office/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www.nnu.edu/apply-now
Acceptance Rate88.15%
Average Test Scores1,100 SAT / 23 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2021-2022, the acceptance rate is 88.15% where a total of 2,843 students (1,123 men and 1,720 women) have applied to NNU and 2,506 (960 men and 1,546 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 132 male and 143 female students have enrolled into NNU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 10.97%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at NNU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,8431,1231,720
Admitted2,5069601,546
Enrolled275132143
Acceptance Rate 88.15% 85.49% 89.88%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 10.97% 13.75% 9.25%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At NNU, 146 applicants (54% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 45 applicants (31%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,100 and the average ACT score is 23 at NNU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,230 and 25th percentile score is 970. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 79 and the 25th percentile score is 55. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at NNU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at NNU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490630
SAT Math480600
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1826
ACT English1727
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Northwest Nazarene University requires 2 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript)) and recommends 3 articles (High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 1 item(s) (Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for NNU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Northwest Nazarene University is Semester. Northwest Nazarene University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Northwest Nazarene University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training