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Northwest Christian University (NCU)

828 E. 11th Ave., Eugene, OR

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NCC is a nonprofit private school that has a fair number of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Eugene, Oregon, in a predominantly urban area. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) affiliation of this school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. Northwest Christian University, with only approximately 620 students enrolled, offers a high ratio of teachers to students and personalized education as part of its commitment to students.

Areas of study available at NCC include but are not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations

Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. The majority of students accepted to NCC achieve an SAT score between 1380 to 1670, or an ACT composite score in a range of 20 to 25. An estimated 70% of all applicant were accepted at NCC, with 35% of those admitted choosing to attend. More information on admissions can be found at nwcu.edu.

The cost of tuition is nearly $26,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Students at NCC may qualify for aid which is generally grants and loans.

Athletic programs are available at Northwest Christian University through the NAIA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Available athletic programs offered:

  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division II)
  • Softball (NAIA Division II)

Students should take a look at the school's http://www.nwcu.edu/ to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students NCU accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Northwest Christian University is about 740, where graduate students make up roughly 11% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $30,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Per unit charges are around $990 for part time students
  • The average estimated cost for room and board is listed to be around $10,000, the price includes nineteen meals each week

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$16,589
Receiving Student Loans71%$5,601
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Northwest Christian University may provide services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

Northwest Christian University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 46%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years42%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Northwest Christian University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Cascade Collegiate Conference)
  • Track and Field (Cascade Collegiate Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Northwest Christian University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Psychology

    Security and Protective Services

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Northwest Christian University for official up-to-date information.

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    FINANCIAL AID RATE
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    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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