A product of a merger, Northwest Christian University (NCU) was founded as the Eugene Divinity School by Eugene C. Sanderson in 1895. It is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. About 15% of the student body comes from these two church bodies while the other students come from other Christian denominations. It is located at 828 East 11th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon.
The total number of enrolled students is 534 with a female/male ratio is 59:41. There are 30 full-time faculty members. Student/faculty ratio is 10:1.
Undergraduate programs are offered by the university’s School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Management, School of Christian Ministries and the School of Education and Counseling. The most popular areas of study include Teacher Education (K-12), Business Administration, Psychology, Exercise Science and Music Industry. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The online and evening education programs are offered through the Professional Studies Program. Graduate programs are offered in Business Administration, Community Counseling, Education and School Counseling.
Educational costs for an academic year include $ 22,900.00 for tuition and $ 6,800.00 for room and board. One of the exceptional facilities found in the campus is the Kellenberger Library which houses 74,000 catalogued books, journals and audio visuals and microfilm materials. Northwest Christian University has articulation agreements with Lane Community College, Umpqua Community College and Pioneer Pacific College, among others. These articulation agreements cover traditional undergraduate programs and professional studies programs.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Northwest Christian University.