If you are thinking about applying to NNC, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 15 and Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than October 15.
Northwest Nazarene University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 15, which is coming up fast! NNC will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
NNC is amoderately difficult school to get into. NNC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, NNC accepted 77% of all applicants., around 2,146 of the 2,793 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like NNC, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to NNC must submit the following items. Double check with NNC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to NNC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At NNC 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51% were in the top 25% and 77% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Northwest Nazarene University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||26.9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18.8%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.1%|
|2.50 and 2.9||9.2%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.2%|
|NNC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
NNC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 78% of NNC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 47% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other NNC applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At NNC 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of NNC students scored 25 or higher, and 75% scored a 19 or higher.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to NNC.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in NNC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to NNC?
Students who are admitted to NNC must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does NNC accept transfer credits?
NNC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. NNC accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does NNC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
NNC accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to NNC?
NNC. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into NNC? NNC is a somewhat selective institution. The NNC acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to NNC is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to NNC is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At NNC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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