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Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies

Discover Your Gifts

Whether you’re at the beginning of your college journey or returning to complete your degree, you may feel that you’re just starting to figure out who you are and how you want to spend the life that’s ahead of you. This is an exciting time! As an undergraduate at Northwest Nazarene University, you’ll begin to discover the unique gifts God has placed inside of you, cultivate those gifts and use them to live a life of meaningful service.

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Why NNU?

NNU Community

Students say it feels like home—the NNU community is a close-knit and supportive place where you’ll find true belonging.


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Career Placement

Supporting your success, career placement services assist you with the resources you need to pursue your calling.


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Academic Departments

Whether you know exactly what you want to do or are still in the process of figuring it out—we’re ready to help you create the future you want.


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General Education Program

According to its mission statement, NNU 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.” Our curriculum provides both depth (your major field of study) and breadth (the General Education Program) to nurture your highest intellectual, physical and spiritual development.

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Find Your Program:

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Beyond Academics

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NNU Abroad

Discover joy in service when you study and serve while seeing the world.

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Cultural Competency Program

Discover connection when you interact in meaningful and competent ways with people from diverse backgrounds and differing worldviews.

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Honors College

Discover transformation when you pursue a rich and rigorous education grounded in the great texts, art and ideas of human culture.

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Life at NNU

An amazing community. Close relationships. Strong academics. At NNU, we offer all this and more. Small classes with caring classmates and professors provide endless opportunities for learning. Outside of class, numerous clubs and organizations open doors for you to pursue personal interests. Life at NNU prepares you to be who you were made to be.

Take the Next Step

Ready to explore the gifts that are inside of you and discover who you were made to be? Reach out. We’re happy to come alongside you on that journey. We can’t wait to meet you!

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