Northwest Nazarene University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to NNU. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to NNU.

What are your chances at NNU?

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    *gpa score is required

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at NNU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At NNU, 6.14% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Northwest Nazarene University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for NNU?

    NNU requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Recommended of All
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, NNU also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    NNU requires a minimum of 124 credits.

    What are Northwest Nazarene University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down NNU transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Northwest Nazarene University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to NNU on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Northwest Nazarene University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, NNU received 159 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 151 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for NNU is 94.97%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into NNU. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at NNU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at NNU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 151 accepted transfer students, 66 students enrolled - that means the yield was 43.71%.

    NNU accepts 95 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford NNU

    NNU costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for NNU students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Northwest Nazarene University transfer GPA requirements?

    NNU requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, NNU requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Additional Transfer Info. for NNU

    NNU has noted the additional policies: Applicants holding A.A. degrees may enter with junior standing and waiver of most general education requirements..

    Will you enjoy transferring to NNU?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to NNU. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Nampa...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at NNU is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to NNU then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into NNU

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the NNU website for more info.
    NNU accepts 94.97% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into NNU, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.59 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.73. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of NNU students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 490 600 545
    SAT Reading 510 640 575
    2018 Total SAT Score 1000 1240 1120
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 20 27 23
    ACT Reading 20 27 23
    2018 Total ACT Score 40 54 47

    Northwest Nazarene University’s average SAT score is 1120. To be a competitive applicant for Northwest Nazarene University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at NNU?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at NNU or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to NNU, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Adams State University
    Transfering to Carroll College
    Transfering to Rocky Mountain College
    Transfering to Platt College-Aurora