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Northwest Nazarene University
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  • 4 Year
  • NAMPA, ID

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

623 S. UNIVERSITY BLVD.
NAMPA, ID 83686
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northwest Athletic Conference
From Northwest Nazarene University

Situated in the Boise Valley and within arm's reach of Idaho's outdoor pursuits, NNU's best-of-all-worlds location shapes your student experience.

Growing and learning in community is the heart of NNU; together with other students, faculty, staff, alumni and other community members, you will have the opportunity to pursue your passions as you explore, innovate, research, play and transform on the way to your future. You'll get hands-on experience in and out of the classroom. Whether it's working in our state-of-the-art engineering labs, performing at local venues in a jazz ensemble or working toward building your connections with business professionals, you'll be prepared to pursue any career or an advanced degree at a top graduate school.

With more than 80 areas of study to choose from, you'll never have to settle for a major that's anything less than your true passion.

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Northwest Nazarene University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
77%
SAT Range
980-1190
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,616 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,511 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 55 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 60 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 59 responses

Majors

Computer Science Major at NNU

Whether you want to work in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity or game programming, NNU has the degree plan for you. NNU students studying computer science have received regional awards, published in peer-reviewed publications, and placed among the top five teams in the nation in the IEEExtreme programming competition. Upon graduation, 100% of our students secure jobs within their field.

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    45%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,086 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
303
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Christian
    36%
  • Friendly and social
    36%
  • Social
    16%
  • Religious
    7%
  • Hypocrite
    2%
  • Responsible
    2%
  • Studious
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
87%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 52 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 63 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 49 responses
  • Community First
    67%
  • Perfect size
    22%
  • Small
    6%
  • Christ-centered Community
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 45 responses

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