For more than 110 years students have been coming to Northwest Christian University to learn, grow, and lead. Our academic programs prepare you not only for graduate schools and careers, they are designed, in the liberal arts tradition, to develop critical thought. NCU has been ranked among the top comprehensive colleges in the West by U.S. News and World Report.
At Northwest Christian University, education and faith are closely linked. After all, education requires the exercise of faith and reason. Both of which are quests that lead to the one Source of all Truth: God.
Northwest Christian University is in the business of developing leaders informed, guided, and inspired by the Word of God. All of us are called to be leaders by contributing our gifts and God-given abilities to improve the world.
Northwest Christian University prepares you for life’s challenges and opportunities. Here, you’ll expand your knowledge and skills to develop your gift, talents and capacities – body, mind, and spirit.
As a Christian institution of higher learning, we are committed to being a caring, welcoming community characterized by diversity, inclusiveness, respect for all people, and a passion for social justice.
Important learning experiences extend beyond our campus. Through regional, national, and global missions trips, urban outreach and community service projects, as well as other service learning opportunities, our students experience the joys and challenges of ministry, discipleship, missions and service to the community and to the world. Some of the most life-changing moments occur when you see firsthand the needs of the world.
Northwest Christian University provides a transformational educational experience that champions wisdom, faith and service, providing graduates with superb career preparation within a
An Evening of Tribute
NCU is pleased to host An Evening of Tribute, an evening to honor community leaders while raising dollars to benefit the University’s scholarship fund. In the past five years, proceeds from this event has provided over $310,000 in student scholarship assistance.
Nominations for the 2015 Individual Exemplary Ethical Leadership Award and Business Exemplary Ethical Leadership Award are being accepted. Nominations can be made online.
Friday November 14th 2014
Be a Beacon for a day Meet current students, eat lunch with faculty, tour the campus, attend a c…Read more
Thursday November 27th 2014
Thanksgiving Holiday - Campus is Closed
Friday December 12th 2014
Location Wayne Morse Center…Read more
Monday January 12th 2015
Spring Semester Begins - First Day of Classes
Traditional Undergraduate, Adult Degree, and Graduate Programs…Read more
Monday January 19th 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No Classes
All Administrative Offices are Closed…Read more
Friday February 20th 2015
February Preview Day
BE A BEACON FOR A DAY Meet current students, eat lunch with faculty, tour the campus, attend a c…Read more
be a beacon
Fronting Franklin Boulevard and cozied up like a cat against the much larger University of Oregon, the campus of Northwest Christian University has sat for well nigh 125 years as a curiosity to some and a beacon to others. What, after all, is a Christian university all about?Read more
See all Facebook Posts