Northwest Christian University

828 E 11th Ave, Eugene, United States
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Overview of Northwest Christian University

About this school

Northwest Christian University (formerly Northwest Christian College), founded in 1895, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its eight-acre campus, adjacent to the University of Oregon, is located in Eugene, 100 miles south of Portland.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:605
    • Men:237 (39.2%)
    • Women:368 (60.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Northwest Christian University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
828 East 11th Avenue
City, State, Zip
Eugene, OR  97401-3745
Phone
(541) 684-7201
Fax
(541) 684-7317
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
69% of 407 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 274 applicants were admitted
Men
69% of 133 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
146 (52%) of 280 admitted students enrolled
Women
99 (53%) of 188 admitted students enrolled
Men
47 (51%) of 92 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.38
375 And Above
31%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
513 average |470-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
55%
• Score 400 - 500
30%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
525 average |473-568 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |17-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
17%
• Score 18 - 23
46%
• Score 12 - 17
32%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,680 (70.43222003929273%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,800 (21.611001964636543%)
  • Other Expences: - $900 (2.2102161100196462%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,340 (5.74656188605108%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Northwest Christian University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003208
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
98 (96.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
89 (90.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
89 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
23 (25.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$24,111
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 89 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,945
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 65 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,334
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 16 (18.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
13 (12.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,077

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
397 (89.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
356 (89.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
354 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
56 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$21,511
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 346 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,800
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 278 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,237
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 35 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
68 (15.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,148

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
84%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,740
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,750

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


33

Part-Time Faculty


49

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


23%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 26% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 75% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
165,517

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
16
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Northwest Christian University provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (15)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (10)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


159,190

Nearest Metropolitan Area


8 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Portland

Weather


Temperature
35.2 average low in January, 76.2 average high in September
Rain
139 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Eugene
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Eugene
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Eugene

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


68% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


32%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Crusader
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Northwest Christian University offers choral groups, student newspaper, embrace the city (community service), femystique (social justice club), beacon boards (game board club), history club, psychology club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


443

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
605
Women
368
Men
237

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 3.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.8% Asian
  • 4.7% Black/African-American
  • 6.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 1.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.8% White
  • 1.2% Unknown

International Students


1.0% from 4 countries

Average Age


37

Number of Graduate Students


193

Student Resources

Study resources