2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 473 students have applied and 454 students have allowed to admit to Northwest University (Acceptance rate: 95.98%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 35.90 % where 163 students have finally enrolled out of 454 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Washington. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as The Evergreen State College and Pacific Lutheran University, its acceptance rate is higher (easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 77.50%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Washington. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 23.25%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Northwest University

Admissionwww.northwestu.edu/home/admissions.php
Online Applicationhttps://www.northwestu.edu/admissions/apply/
Financial Aidwww.northwestu.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatortcc.noellevitz.com/(S(uktpuecywdncxhdcl50tvx3l))/Northwest%20University/Freshman%20Students
Veterans Tuitioneagle.northwestu.edu/departments/veterans/
Athleticwww.northwestu.edu/about/student_consumer_information/
Disability Serviceeagle.northwestu.edu/departments/student-development/student-life/disability-accommodation/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,098 and the average ACT score is 28 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Northwest University is average than the schools (average score is 1,158). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Northwest University1,09828
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,13523
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges1,13269
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Washington1,18074

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Northwest University, 32 students submitted SAT scores (19% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,098 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Washington. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing495620
Mathematics490590
Total9851,210
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Northwest University, 14 students submitted ACT scores (9% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 28 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Washington. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite2432
English2235
Mathematics2230

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Northwest University. The school requires 3 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to Northwest University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended