Northwest University Academic Life

Summary

Northwest University has 66 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Northwest University include: Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other; Psychology, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other; and Organizational Communication, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Sciences (biological or physical)
Humanities History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 15%
Psychology, General 12%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 12%
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 9%
Organizational Communication, General 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Diploma, Associate, transfer-associate, terminal-associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 39%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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