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Northwestern Polytechnic UniversityFremont, CA
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-Rankings*
Private (not-for-profit), four-years
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Master'sOffered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$8,720Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$61,503
cheaper$8,900Graduate Tuitionexpensive$61,396
-Average Financial Aid Amount$39,909
Admission
-Test Scores1,475 SAT
34 ACT
Easier45%Acceptance RateTighter13%
Lower11%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Favorable41%
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
TOEFL
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Enrollment
Smaller33Total EnrollmentLarger46,287
Smaller6Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger19,786
Smaller27Graduate Student PopulationLarger26,501
-Online Student Population37,923
Completion & Outcomes
Lower33%Graduate RateHigher92%
-Retention Rate91%
Special Learning Opportunity
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 80)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 8,700)
Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $6,102)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty2 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty9 to 1
8Number of faculties3,708
Lower$44,483Average Faculty SalaryHigher$139,069
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.