Northwest University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Northwest University ranks better than 70% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Northwest University ranks better than 65% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Northwest University

We calculated a salary score for each of Northwest University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Northwest University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for NU Bachelor's Degrees

NU ranks higher than 70% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 51% $20,500 $43,054 51%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 99% Not Reported $90,856 99%
Music 77% Not Reported $32,925 77%
Psychology, General 57% $20,833 $30,771 57%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 45% $19,937 $37,208 45%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 68% $23,750 $70,642 68%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 99% Not Reported $48,682 99%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 74% $22,750 $33,993 74%

Salary Scores for NU Master's Degrees

NU ranks higher than 47% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 27% $40,999 $57,318 27%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 47% $41,000 $46,087 47%
Education, General 78% $20,500 $56,979 78%
International/Global Studies 32% $34,167 $41,193 32%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 20% Not Reported $35,060 20%

Salary Scores for NU Certificates

NU ranks higher than 75% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Theological and Ministerial Studies 75% Not Reported $37,208 75%

Northwest University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Lauren Finlayson 12/28/2019

My degree program diversified my thinking and enabled me to interact with many people and cultures different from the one I came from. I realized how ethnocentric I was and was challenged to think about things rather than just go along with what I had always done. In my program, I had the privilege to travel to many countries and learn about different cultures. There is so much we can learn from people that come from different backgrounds than the one we come from. Through my travels and studies, I was changed... Read More

Elizabeth Romero 10/11/2019

Northwest University prides itself on community, and rightfully so. From the first moment you move into your dorm on campus, to the time spent with classmates and professors in your classroom, to the final prayer you pray with your classmates at your graduation ceremony, Northwest University is intentional about community. But our community goes beyond just the Kirkland campus. At Northwest, almost all degrees require some sort of cross-cultural experience. Meaning, you'll spend some portion of your undergraduate... Read More