Northwest Nazarene University

Located in Nampa, Idaho, Northwest Nazarene University (NWU) is a private, Christian, liberal arts college offering baccalaureate programs in 29 areas of study and graduate programs in 7 areas of study. NWU serves a student body of approximately 2,000 students, and has an acceptance rate of 69.7 percent.

NWU is organized into six distinct schools: Education & Social Work, Business & Economics, Academic Resources (Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences), Theology & Christian Ministries, and Health & Science.

Northwest Nazarene University is one of eight universities throughout the United States affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene. As such, it receives funding from the Nazarene churches in its region. Each Nazarene college is funded by its regional churches, and doesn't actively recruit students beyond its own educational region.

Online Degrees at Northwest Nazarene University
Online degrees and courses at Northwest Nazarene University are offered through NNU Online, a segment of NNU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies (CAGS). NNU Online offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees online. Online programs include College Core, the Adult and Professional Programs (APP), the Doctoral Degree in Education, and the recently launched Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies degree.

NNU Online accepts students from around the world. Anyone with an internet-enabled computer can now earn an accredited degree from NNU without ever stepping foot on campus. The online programs at NNU offers the same high quality of education found in NNU's campus programs. Advanced online learning software and systems making earning an online degree through NNU convenient, flexible and affordable.

Online degrees are available in business administration, christian ministry, educational leadership, liberal studies, missional leadership, nursing, pastoral ministry, spiritual formation, and family ministry.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (208) 467-8011
Address: 623 S. University Blvd., Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 1,500+ undergrad, 730+ grad )
Award Levels: Batchelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition $ 21,987
Out-of-State Tuition $ 22,002
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 12 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business Commerce
International Business Trade Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Communication and Journalism
General Communication and Journalism
Mass Media Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Administration Of Special Education
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary and Middle School Administration
English Teacher Education
General Science Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Social Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Engineering Physics (applied Physics)
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling
Physical Therapy Therapist
Pre-medicine Pre-medical Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Cultural Studies Critical Theory and Analysis
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education Fitness
Outdoor Education
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Theology and Religious Vocations
Divinity Ministry
Missions Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies Counseling
Religious Education
Religious Sacred Music
Theological and Ministerial Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
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