Northwest University is on a 56-acre campus in the suburban setting of Kirkland, Washington, not far from Seattle.
Northwest University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Northwest University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Northwest University has several thriving Student Ministries. In fact, more students participate in the Student Ministries than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Northwest University include Pursuit (worship service), Northwest University Business Club, Environmental Stewardship Club.
Northwest University students' favorite campus traditions are Christmas Party, Floor Olympics and The Evening Formal Event.
This table offers information on housing at Northwest University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||55%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||514|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||488|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||46%|
Northwest University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Northwest University students live on campus. In 2022, 55% of undergrads at Northwest University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 46% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Northwest University. There are 514 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,871 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 488 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Northwest University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Northwest University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Northwest University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Northwest University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Northwest University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Northwest University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Northwest University, take Interstate 405 to Kirkland, WA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Seattle-Tacoma International airport.
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