Northwestern Polytechnic University

Overview of Northwestern Polytechnic University

Northwestern Polytechnic University is located in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Fremont, CA. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Northwestern Polytechnic University top out at the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study business and management, computer science and engineering, engineering.

Northwestern Polytechnic University Selectivity

Northwestern Polytechnic University maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 784 students (958 full-time equivalent). Minorities are common at Northwestern Polytechnic University.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Northwestern Polytechnic University

Northwestern Polytechnic University
47671 Westinghouse Drive
Fremont , CA 94539
General Phone: (510) 657-5913

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Northwestern Polytechnic University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management81business management
Computer Science and Engineering38computer engineering, software engineering
Engineering20electrical engineering

Number of programs and degrees for Northwestern Polytechnic University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree274
Master's degree1104
Doctor's degree22

Northwestern Polytechnic University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwestern Polytechnic University had a total enrollment of 784 students (958 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 14%
Graduate 86%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 11%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 88%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 3%
20-21 7%
22-24 40%
25-29 23%
30-34 9%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Northwestern Polytechnic University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 75 %

Northwestern Polytechnic University Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fremont, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northwestern Polytechnic University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,340
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,340
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Northwestern Polytechnic University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is -2)

Northwestern Polytechnic University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year8$36,5000*
All faculty totalcalendar year8$36,5000*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Northwestern Polytechnic University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

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Northwestern Polytechnic University Highlights

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What Sets Northwestern Polytechnic University Apart:

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