Northwest Christian University (NCC)

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Northwest Christian University can be found in Eugene, OR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. NCC has only approximately 810 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Most of the students admitted to NCC had an SAT score between 973 to 1190, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 18 to 21. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Northwest Christian University (NCC) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.04. 66% of all those students that apply are admitted to NCC, from which 36% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Northwest Christian University (NCC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Northwest Christian University was reported as 65.8% in Fall 2020 with over 474 college applications submitted to Northwest Christian 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

  • NCC ACT Scores: 18 - 21
  • NCC Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Northwest Christian University?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to Northwest Christian University and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Northwest Christian University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.7%
  • 2017-2018: 68.8%
  • 2018-2019: 62.4%
  • 2019-2020: 65.8%
  • Projected NCC Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 60.9%

How Does Northwest Christian University (NCC) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Northwest Christian University is sixteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Warner Pacific College97.4%
Pacific Northwest College of Art87.6%
Simpson University52.3%
Cornish College of the Arts73.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Northwest Christian University (NCC) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 600
Math483 - 590
Total Score973 - 1190
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math16 - 22
Composite Score18 - 21
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