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Tuition & Fees

Step into a world of educational excellence at Northwest Nazarene University, where students come to know their true worth and discover how to transform the world through service. Because we believe education should give you the chance to discover your purpose and the story God is writing for your life, we also do what we can to lighten your financial load. Investing in your future is a significant decision, and we’re here to provide the resources and guidance you need to embark on this transformative chapter of your story!

For more information, call 1.877.NNU.4YOU

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2024-25 Undergraduate Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

Per Semester
Fall & Spring
12-18 Semester Credits (block rate)

Less than 12 credits: $1,710 per credit
More than 18 credits: Block Rate plus $575

Student Fees

Per Semester
Fall & Spring
12 or more credits (full time)*
Student Reserve**
Health Services Fee

*Includes Student Government Association, registration, athletic facilities, health & safety, and technology. Learn more.

**An annual fee applied to the student account in the first full-time semester of each academic year, usually in the fall.

Housing & Food***

Per Semester
Fall & Spring
Shared Room Price: Single room pricing is an additional $1,525 per semester
Nighthawks Meal Plan A: 220 Meal Swipes (14/wk) and $375 in Flex Money per semester
Nighthawks Meal Plan B: 180 Meal Swipes (11/wk) and $450 in Flex Money per semester
Nighthawks Meal Plan C: 125 Meal Swipes (8/wk) and $500 in Flex Money per semester
Nighthawks Meal Plan D: 85 Meal Swipes (5/wk) and $100 in Flex Money per semester

***Graduating Seniors may opt-out of meal plans.

Total estimated cost

Per Semester
Fall & Spring
Tution, Fees & Nighthawks Meal Plan B

Net Price Calculator

Get a detailed view on how scholarships & financial aid impact your tuition price

The NNU Net Price Calculator is part of a carefully designed program that can help guide you through estimating financial aid options. The average time to complete a full estimate is 3-5 minutes. Please have a close estimate of your family’s income and assets in order to ensure an accurate estimate of your cost of attendance.

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Graduate Tuition & Fees

Looking for Graduate Tuition & Fees?

Find more information by heading to our Graduate Tuition & Financial Aid page!

Graduate Tuition & Financial Aid

Hawk Bucks

Hawk Bucks can be purchased at the dining hall, The Bean, Grille 1913 or online, added to your account anytime, and don’t expire.

Get additional bonus cash when $25 or more is added to your account.
    • $25-$49 will get 5% extra reward cash bonus
    • $50-$99 will get 7% extra reward cash bonus
Deli lunch items: hamburger, chicken strips, salad, sandwich, fries and drink

Financial Aid

Because Christian education is worth the price, we believe no student should feel alone in covering the costs. NNU offers many opportunities for financial aid, and more than 30% of our graduates complete their education with ZERO debt. Click below to explore options for grants, scholarships, work study funding and more, and open the door to your future at NNU!

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Financial Aid Deadlines

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Important Dates

December – FAFSA is now available for the next academic year at studentaid.gov


Fall semester payment due.


Spring semester payment due.

February 15th

Complete the FAFSA by this priority application date.


When is my bill due?

Financial arrangement of the balance due on your student account must be completed by the Friday preceding the first day of the semester.

What is considered a “financial arrangement”?

By the due date, the student account must be covered by any combination of the following:

  • Payment in full
  • Monthly payment plan
  • Military benefits
  • Financial aid
What is a HOLD?

A HOLD is put on an account if there is a balance due without a financial arrangement that will pay the total balance due. The HOLD prevents the release of official transcripts or diplomas, prevents changes to the current semester schedule and blocks re-enrollment for future semesters.

How do I pay my account balance online?

Please review your student account by logging into your NNU portal. Under the Student tab select “Pay Bill” then “My Account Balance.”

What if someone else is paying my bill?

It is the STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that information regarding payment amounts and deadlines are communicated to the person who will be paying the account, including parents. Only the student will receive reminders and notices on an NNU email or assigned campus mailbox. Using our payment provider, Flywire, students may grant access to the payment portal for any Authorized User they choose.