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Colleges / Northwest University

Northwest University

Kirkland, WA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate95%

About Northwest University

Northwest University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Kirkland, Washington. Northwest University was founded in 1934. The college currently enrolls around 1,022 students a year, including 723 undergrads.

Northwest University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Northwest University. In 2022, Northwest University accepted 95% of applicants. In 2022, 427 students applied to Northwest University and 405 were admitted.

Northwest University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 28%

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Northwest University is located in the town of Kirkland, Washington, near Seattle.

If you are interested in seeing Northwest University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 405 to Kirkland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Seattle-Tacoma International.

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College Info

5520 108th Avenue, NE Kirkland, WA 98033

Campus Setting: Suburban

Northwest University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northwest University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northwest University is Aug 1.

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Northwest University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1055 - 1300


Math SAT Range

510 - 635


Reading SAT Range

540 - 685

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Wondering what life at Northwest University is like? There are approximately 1,022 students enrolled at Northwest University, including 723 undergraduate students and 299 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 80% percent are from WA and 20% percent of students are from other states.


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