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Colleges / Northwest Nazarene University

Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, ID 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate88%

About NNC

Northwest Nazarene University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Nampa, Idaho. NNC was founded in 1913. The university currently enrolls around 1,778 students per year, including 1,140 undergrad students.

NNC Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into NNC. In 2022, NNC accepted 88% of applicants. In 2022, 2,993 out of 3,394 total applicants were accepted.

Northwest Nazarene University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 54%

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Northwest Nazarene University is located in the town of Nampa, Idaho, in the suburbs of Boise.

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College Info

623 S. University Boulevard Nampa, ID 83686-5897

Campus Setting: Suburban

NNC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to NNC is Mar 1.

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NNC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

990 - 1210


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

490 - 630

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990 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for NNC students is 1107. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to NNC, while applicants with SAT scores between 990 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 990 have a low chance of being offered a spot at NNC.

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Wondering what life at NNC is like? There are approximately 1,778 students enrolled at NNC, including 1,140 undergraduate students and 638 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 60% percent are from ID and 40% percent of students are from other states.


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