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Northwest University can be found in Kirkland, WA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Northwest University has an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students.
An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1430 (25th percentile) to 1740 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 28 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Northwest University average GPA ranges from 3.13 to 3.38 for accepted students. You can get more information from the admissions office website at northwestu.edu.
Overall Northwest University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for Northwest University was reported as 97.2% in Fall 2013 with over 465 college applications submitted to Northwest University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1430 - 1740
- ACT Scores: 19 - 28
- Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38
How Hard Is It to Get into Northwest University?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Northwest University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Northwest University has been getting much higher in the past few years.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 75.6%
- 2010-2011: 63.0%
- 2011-2012: 61.6%
- 2012-2013: 63.6%
- 2013-2014: 97.2%
- Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 76.5%
How Does Northwest University Compare?
The acceptance rate for Northwest University is seventy-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|University of Washington-Bothell Campus||75.7%|
|Cornish College of the Arts||59.2%|
|Seattle Pacific University||72.1%|
|Trinity Lutheran College||95.7%|
|University of Puget Sound||85.2%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- School Records are Required
- Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Northwest University (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||480 - 600|
|Math||470 - 570|
|Writing||480 - 570|
|Total Score||1430 - 1740|
|English||20 - 28|
|Math||18 - 26|
|Composite Score||19 - 28|