62%

Acceptance Rate

$17,813

Avg.Financial Aid

003208

FAFSA Code

About Northwest Christian University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

800

Website

www.nwcu.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Eugene, OR, Northwest Christian University is a private, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) university. The Northwest Christian University is part of the Northwest Christian University group. Interestingly, Northwest Christian University has an ethnically diverse student population. At NCU around 66% are white, 10% belong to two or more races, and 6% are Non-resident alien. And, at the university, around 71% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 62% of the students are females and 38% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its many years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Frank Morse, E. R. Moon, David Ray Griffin, and Kylor Kelley. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, NCU offers around 126 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education), and NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities).

Location & Contact

Address

828 E. 11th Ave.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5413431641
Fax: 5416847323
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Northwest Christian University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

62%

SAT Range

935 - 1170

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 973-1190, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Northwest Christian University is 19. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 828 E. 11th Ave., Eugene, Oregon 97401-3745, or call (541) 343-1641.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,808

Average Annual Cost

$29,850

Books And Supplies

$1,050

Other Fees

$200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,300

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,250

Total One Year Cost

$42,650

Before applying to NCU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $44,635. The average annual tuition cost ($31,410), books and supplies ($1,050), room and boarding ($9,700), and budget for other expenses ($2,475) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

65%

Male Professors

35%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

21 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

17 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

15 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

14 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

10 Graduates

Psychology, General

8 Graduates

Marketing

8 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

3 Graduates

Biology, General

3 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

3 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

2 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

1 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

593

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

43%

Full-time

70%

Part-time

30%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

1% Unknown

5% Black

6% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

2% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

30%

Out Of State

69%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,697 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Mr. Beacon

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

2

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by NCU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,700 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. There are around 38% male and 62% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,100/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,813

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,901

Students Receiving State Aid

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,386

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,161

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,552

$30K - $48K

$23,060

$48K - $75K

$18,825

$75K - $110K

$19,675

> $110K

$14,692

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$690,541

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,049,044

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at NCU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,739, whereas the financial aid is $17,054. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,942 and institutional aid worth $17,054.

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