Northwest University

Acceptance Rate 95.98 %
SAT Average 1,098
Tuition & Fees $33,980
Student Population 1,184
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $22,857

Academic Overview

Northwest University Campus, Kirkland, WA
Northwest University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Kirkland, Washington. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $33,980 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,184 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 95.98% and the graduation rate is 58% last year.
The salary after graduation from Northwest University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Northwest's tuition & fees is $33,980. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $19,055.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Northwest. The acceptance rate of Northwest is 95.98% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 36.34%. The average graduation rate is 58% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $22,857 and 94% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,184 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Northwest University is 95.98 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Northwest University is 58 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Northwest University is 83 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Northwest University is 1,184
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Northwest University is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $22,857 at Northwest University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
Online Applicationhttps://www.northwestu.edu/admissions/apply/
Financial Aidwww.northwestu.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.northwestu.edu/financial-aid/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitioneagle.northwestu.edu/departments/veterans/
Disability Serviceeagle.northwestu.edu/departments/student-development/student-life/disability-accommodation/

Offered Degrees

Northwest offers 64 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate30
Associate's Degree40
Bachelor's Degree440
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree90
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20

Special Learning Opportunities

Northwest University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:749)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Northwest University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges