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Largest Freshman Class Leads NCU’s Record Enrollment

Largest Freshman Class Leads NCU’s Record Enrollment

Northwest Christian University (NCU) has enrolled the largest freshman class and posted the ninth consecutive year of record overall enrollment in the Christian Liberal Arts University’s 124-year history. It is the thirteenth year out of the past fourteen, that NCU has experienced fall enrollment growth over the previous school year. “Students come to NCU because they want a meaningful education that ...


Welcome to Mission Week!

Welcome to Mission Week!

Do you think you are on a Mission? Find out what to do and where to go! Northwest Christian University’s annual Mission Week is Sept. 30 through October 4. There missions-focused chapels on Tuesday and Thursday and a two-day missions fair on Thursday and Friday to learn more from the organizations and people who may be on the same Mission you ...


Online Accounting Program Ranked 6th Nationally

Online Accounting Program Ranked 6th Nationally

Northwest Christian University’s online undergraduate accounting program has been ranked sixth in the nation by study.com, an organization committed to providing students and educators with the resource necessary to make informed decisions about education. “NCU is pleased to be among the best online undergraduate accounting programs in the nation,” said David J. Walsh, J.D., MBA, dean of the University’s business program. ...


Classes of ’68, ’69 & ’70 Celebrate Reunions

Classes of ’68, ’69 & ’70 Celebrate Reunions

Anyone who graduated with (or attended with) the Northwest Christian College classes of 1968, 1969, and 1970 is invited to get reacquainted with classmates and share memories about their experiences on campus during the NCC/NCU 50th Reunion Weekend, Sept. 27 through 29. The reunion weekend begins on Fri., Sept. 27, with a casual dinner at The Glenwood, just two blocks south ...


ETC Brings TLC to Area

ETC Brings TLC to Area

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, is more than an afternoon out of the classroom for more than 300 NCU students, staff, and faculty. It is a time when the entire campus Embraces The Community (ETC) to work together to support local non-profit organizations. "ETC Day is the ignition point for Beacons to begin the fall service component of our University's commitment to ...


NCU and Clackamas Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

NCU and Clackamas Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

Northwest Christian University (NCU) and Oregon City-based Clackamas Community College (CCC) have signed an articulation agreement creating a pathway for graduates of the community college’s registered nursing program to enroll in NCU’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science of Nursing (RN to BSN) program ready to take classes in the major. “Our RN to BSN articulation agreement with Clackamas Community ...


NCU Hosts Campus Church Fair

NCU Hosts Campus Church Fair

Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn about NCU’s heritage churches and 30 other faiths and college ministries during the annual Campus Church Fair on Thurs., Sept. 5, in the Quad after Chapel. “A representative from each church or ministries will briefly introduce themselves during chapel and then students will have the opportunity connect with them afterwards,” said ...


Campus Welcomes New Deans and Faculty Members

Campus Welcomes New Deans and Faculty Members

Northwest Christian University starts the 2019-2020 academic year with five new faculty members joining the campus community along with a new lineup of departmental deans. Academic Affairs has implemented a new leadership model with six academic deans (five of whom are new appointees) leading the University’s major academic departments and reporting directly to Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic ...


Students Arriving, Classes Start Aug. 26

Students Arriving, Classes Start Aug. 26

Resident hall assistants and student-athletes competing in a fall sport are back on the Northwest Christian University campus preparing for the 2019-2020 academic year. Staff and faculty continue to prepare the campus for new and returning students to arrive beginning on Sat., Aug. 24. Classes begin on Wed., Aug. 26. Have questions? Contact: Princess Fox, NCU’s director of student programs by ...


NCU Ranked Among Oregon’s Best

NCU Ranked Among Oregon’s Best

EDsmart.org, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has ranked Northwest Christian University seventh in the state of Oregon among fully accredited universities and colleges for 2019-2020. EDsmart rankings are based primarily on affordability, while also considering factors such as graduation and retention rates and post-graduation salaries according to NCES College Navigator reporting and post-graduation salaries according to ...