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Northwest University—grow your Christian faith and expand your career possibilities.

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Unleashing Student Potential Since 1934

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. Over the years, we've seen the improbable made possible. New industries from Microsoft. New retail from Amazon. New vaccines from Amgen. And we've seen it in the thousands of lives that have been transformed by our education. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

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Earn a Degree in Public Safety Administration

A career in public safety administration is a rewarding option for those who are interested in serving and protecting their communities. That being said, sometimes choosing a career and finding the best path to securing that career can prove difficult. That’s why Northwest University designed our Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Administration. This program will provide you with the knowledge you need to pursue many different occupations in public safety.

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Is On-Campus An Option?

In addition to our online programs, we also offer several campus locations to serve you. Each one offers a variety of on-campus degree programs, all accredited at the highest institutional levels possible. If you live nearby, they’re a great option.

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NU has institutional accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.


We've been educating leaders for more than 80 years.


Non-profit university with a distinctly Christian heritage.


Generous financial aid packages are available to those who apply and qualify.