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Northwest University Student Life

Northwest University is on a 56-acre campus in a suburban setting in Kirkland, Washington, not far from Seattle. There are many activities and organizations for Northwest University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Northwest University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Northwest University has a thriving Student Ministries. In fact, more students participate in 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

The Northwest University community comes together each year for Christmas Party, Floor Olympics and The Evening Formal Event.

Does Northwest University offer student housing?

Northwest University offers 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 2021, 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 2020-21 school year, 488 students chose to live in campus housing. 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.

Is Northwest University Safe?

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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Northwest University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Northwest University, take Interstate 405 to Kirkland, WA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Seattle-Tacoma International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Washington you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Northwest University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Northwest University Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

74%

Full Time

26%

Part Time

74%

In State

26%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

1,871

Graduate Students

712

Northwest University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,583

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,980

Out-of-State

$33,980

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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