Northwest Nazarene University

#7080 / #1923
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1168
Most Desirable School
Private Christian university in Nampa, Idaho, U.S.

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About Northwest Nazarene University

According to Wikipedia, Northwest Nazarene University is a private Christian university in Nampa, Idaho. History Eugene Emerson organized a combination grade school and Bible school in 1913 as Idaho Holiness School. It was renamed twice in 1916, first to Northwest Holiness College and then to Northwest Nazarene College, and then became a liberal arts college in 1917 with degree-granting authority from the Idaho state Board of Education. While the college's first president, elected in 1916, was H. Orton Wiley of Pasadena University, Fred J. Shields filled in as acting president before leaving for the Eastern Nazarene College in 1919, while Wiley finished his graduate work.

Northwest Nazarene University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,793 77% 62% 1090 23

How Much Does Northwest Nazarene University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$34,390
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $19,311
30K - 48K $15,795
48K - 75K $19,767
75K - 110K $21,961
110K+ $24,589

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Northwest Nazarene University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Northwest Nazarene University, then you can expect to earn an average of $46,300 per year. You also have a 87% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Northwest Nazarene University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,676 2,142 534

Where is Northwest Nazarene University?

Northwest Nazarene University is located at 623 S. University Blvd., Nampa ID 83686-5897

How Safe is Northwest Nazarene University?

Nampa has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Northwest Nazarene University Known For?

Northwest Nazarene University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Northwest Nazarene University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Northwest Nazarene University's Most Influential Alumni?

Northwest Nazarene University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Communications. Here are some of Northwest Nazarene University's most famous alumni:

Thomas Jay Oord
Thomas Jay Oord
An American philosopher.
Carl E. Olson
An American journalist.
Michael Lodahl
An American theologian.
Mildred Bangs Wynkoop
An American theologian.
Kent R. Hill
Kent R. Hill
An American academic administrator.
Randy L. Maddox
Randy L. Maddox
A .
Donna Fletcher Crow
An American writer.
Lori Otter
Lori Otter
A First Lady of Idaho.
Susan E. Borrego
An American academic.
James Zimbelman
A Planetary geologist.
Cedric Minter
A Player of American and Canadian football.
Jim Bunn
An American politician.

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