If you want to apply to Northwest University, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 1 and the application fee costs $30.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
|Northwest University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||45.9%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||12.8%|
Northwest University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 15, which is coming up fast!
Northwest University accepts about 98% of early action applicants and 94% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2021, Northwest University admitted 259 of the 264 who applied early action.
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.
It is moderately difficult to get into Northwest University. Northwest University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Northwest University accepted 94% of students, around 462 of the 491 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Northwest University, 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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Northwest University must submit the following items. Double check with Northwest University'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)||2.0|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Northwest University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
Northwest University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Northwest University has 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, 45.9% of Northwest University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 12.8% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Northwest University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Northwest University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Northwest University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Northwest University.
Does Northwest University accept transfer credits?
Northwest University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Northwest University accepts:
Does Northwest University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Northwest University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Northwest University?
No, Northwest University is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to send your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Northwest University's acceptance rate?
Northwest University's acceptance rate is 94%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Northwest University?
The early action acceptance rate at Northwest University was 98% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Northwest University? Northwest University is a somewhat selective institution. The Northwest University acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Northwest University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. 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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