Northwest Christian University

Overview of Northwest Christian University

Students attend Northwest Christian University in Eugene, OR, a medium-sized city. The school is proud of its Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) status. Northwest Christian University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Northwest Christian University has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Northwest Christian University is known for its programs in business and management, education and teaching, medical adminstration.

Northwest Christian University Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that Northwest Christian University only let in 54% of those who applied in 2007-2008. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 570.


Northwest Christian University maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 485 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Northwest Christian University are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Northwest Christian University offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Cascade Collegiate Conference, Cascade Collegiate Conference.

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Some campuses offers specific programs
Educational/Instructional Technology
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
English Language And Literature, General
General Studies
Exercise Physiology
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies And Missiology
Religious/Sacred Music
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Youth Ministry
Psychology, General
Clinical, Counseling And Applied Psychology, Other
Music Technology
Music Management
History, General
General information
Financial aid
Acceptance & Retention Rates
Graduation Rate

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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