Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, ID

Northwest Nazarene University says, "Northwest Nazarene University offers an undergraduate curriculum that 'is designed to instill a habit of mind that enables each student to become God's creative and redemptive agent in today's world.' This curriculum provides both depth and breadth to nurture our students' highest intellectual, physical, and spiritual development." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,450
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:31%
  • Tuition & Fees:$28,650 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Literature" requirement may be satisfied by niche courses or courses that are narrow in scope.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Mathematics Competency" requirement through SAT or ACT scores. Moreover, mathematics is one of three areas of the "Additional Science Electives" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Northwest Nazarene University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/26/2017


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