Sacramento’s Most Affordable Private Christian College
Established in 1934, Northwest University has been helping students just like you unlock all of the possibility that their lives represent. Our Sacramento campus offers you fully accredited degree programs that will help you update your current career or prepare for a new one. And when you compare us to other universities in the area, NU is a very attractive value. It’s why US News & World Report consistently ranks us as a Best Value college.Academic Programs
Designed for Working Students & Commuters
You'll appreciate the flexibility of our class schedules. Many students are able to arrange their classes so they only have to come to campus once a week or—at the most—twice. And all of our courses are offered in a two-session semester format with each semester comprised of two seven-week sessions. As a result, full-time students take only two or three classes during each session, so they can be very focused in their learning.
Five great reasons to choose Northwest University at Sacramento.
- Highest level of accreditation—we have the same accreditation as Stanford and Cal Poly.
- Learn in a university where Christ stands at the center of the academic experience.
- Acquire ministry knowledge in class and gain practical experience in a 6,000-member church.
- Federal financial aid is available.
- Our schedule is convenient for working students and commuters.
Want to See What’s Possible?
Whether you are seeking your first degree or an advanced degree, Northwest University can help make it possible. If you have questions, we’re here to help.
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Hear directly from students about their experiences and why they chose to attend NU at Sacramento.Admissions Info
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