Northwest University Rankings by Salary Score

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Northwest University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for NU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 51 94% 94% $20,500 $43,050 51
Criminal Justice and Corrections 100 100% 100% Not Reported $90,860 100
Music 77 100% 100% Not Reported $32,930 77
Psychology, General 57 90% 90% $20,830 $30,770 57
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 45 100% 100% $19,940 $37,210 45
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 68 99% 99% $23,750 $70,640 68
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 100 100% 100% Not Reported $48,680 100
Theological and Ministerial Studies 74 97% 97% $22,750 $33,990 74

Salary Scores for NU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 27 95% 95% $41,000 $57,320 27
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 47 94% 94% $41,000 $46,090 47
Education, General 78 100% 100% $20,500 $56,980 78
International/Global Studies 32 100% 100% $34,170 $41,190 32
Theological and Ministerial Studies 20 100% 100% Not Reported $35,060 20

Salary Scores for NU Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Theological and Ministerial Studies 75 93% 93% Not Reported $37,210 75

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