Schools & Colleges

At Northwest University, we have been committed to scholarly excellence for over seven decades. Our academic courses are engaging, rigorous, and are designed to help you integrate faith, learning, and everyday life. Because of our smaller class sizes, you won't become lost in an anonymous sea of faces. Instead, you'll find a learning experience that can only come from a more personal approach to academics. One that will prepare you to serve with effectiveness and lead with distinction.

Arts & Sciences

Students in the College of Arts and Sciences pursue a broadly based education designed to prepare them for careers, for graduate study, and for successful Christian lives.


Provides students with education opportunities that balance intellectual and spiritual discovery with career aspirations.


Students in the College of Education prepare to make a difference in the lives of children and youth through teaching.


College of Ministry students unite experience in church leadership with in-depth study of scripture and theology.


The Mark and Huldah Buntain School of Nursing graduates scholarly professional nurses who practice from a uniquely Christian worldview and are dedicated to helping all human beings in pursuit of holistic health.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) at Northwest University prepare to serve in a variety of social service environments both locally and internationally.