Northwest University

#12 in Federal Region X

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Kirkland, WADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree1,226 Students93.39 % Acceptance Ratio9:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Northwest University is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Kirkland, Washington. It has a total enrollment of 1,226 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 9:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 93.39% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio93.39 %
    Admission Yield39.39 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$30
    Graduate Application Fees$30

    The acceptance ratio is 93.39% last year at Northwest University where total 560 students applied and 523 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$30,300
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$18,837
    On-Campus Living Costs$10,830
    Off-Campus Living Costs$13,710

    The tuition & fees at Northwest University, for academic year 2017-2018 is $30,300.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $10,830 when living on campus and $13,710 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Northwest University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students.

    It includes ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service, Career Counseling and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Northwest University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Northwest University

Key Stats for Northwest University

Costs of Attendance expensive

Northwest University$30,300
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington$29,422

Admission Chances very easy to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington75.82%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington89.21%

Student Population small

Northwest University1,226
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington42,153

Graduation Rates average


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington61.74%

Major Programs relatively few programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Washington88

Contact Information & Online Resources


Northwest University 5520 108th Ave NE,
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
425) 822-8266


Northwest University is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (12/01/1973 - Current).
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