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Encyclopedia > Northwest Nazarene University
Northwest Nazarene University
Motto Seek ye first the Kingdom of God
Established 1913
Type Private
President Dr. Richard A. Hagood
Staff 105
Undergraduates 1,152
Postgraduates 317
Location Nampa, Idaho, USA
Campus Suburban
Colors Red & Black
Mascot Crusaders
Website www.nnu.edu

Northwest Nazarene University is a private, co-educational Nazarene university in the United States. It is located in Nampa, Idaho, and was founded in 1913. Formerly known as Northwest Nazarene College, the institution achieved university status in 1998. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nampa (IPA: ) is the largest city in Canyon County, Idaho, and the second largest in the state. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... A mascot, originally a fetish-like term for any person, animal, or thing supposed to bring luck, is now something—typically an animal or human character—used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team (the name often corresponds with the mascot... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant denomination within the tradition of evangelical Methodism. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Nampa (IPA: ) is the largest city in Canyon County, Idaho, and the second largest in the state. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ...


For the fourth consecutive year, Northwest Nazarene University has garnered a top-tier ranking as one of the leading universities in the West by the U.S. News & World Report annual America’s Best Colleges edition.

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Academics

Northwest Nazarene University has six schools: Academic Resources; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Social Work; Health and Science; and Theology and Christian Ministries. The university offers four baccalaureate and five graduate programs. The Arts is a broad subdivision of culture, comprised of many expressive disciplines. ... The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ... The social sciences are groups of academic disciplines that study the human aspects of the world. ... Wall Street, Manhattan is the location of the New York Stock Exchange and is often used as a symbol for the world of business. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of valuable goods and services. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Part of a scientific laboratory at the University of Cologne. ... Theology (Greek θεος, theos, God, + λογια, logia, words, sayings, or discourse) is reasoned discourse concerning religion, spirituality and gods. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ...


Athletics

The school's mascot is Clyde the Crusader with the sports teams bearing the name of Crusaders. NNU participates in the NCAA's Great Northwest Athletic Conference at the Division II level in Men's and Women's Basketball, Baseball, Women's Softball, Women's Soccer, Cross Country, Track and Field, Women's Volleyball, and Men's Golf. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) is a college athletic conference which operates in the northwestern United States. ... NCAA conferences Division I Division I-A football Bowl Championship Series conferences Atlantic Coast Conference Big Ten Conference Big Twelve Conference Big East Conference Pacific Ten Conference Southeastern Conference Non BCS conferences Conference USA Mid-American Conference Mountain West Conference Sun Belt Conference Western Athletic Conference NCAA Division I-A...


Organization

NNU schools

  • School of Academic Resources: Academic Advising and Assessment, Academic Support Center, Career Center, Information Services, Library Services, Media Services, Military Science, Registrar
  • School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences: Art & Music, Communication Studies, English, History & Political Science, Modern Languages, Psychology, & Sociology
  • School of Business & Economics: Business, NNU Step (Accelerated Delivery Program), Graduate (MBA), Master of Busgfwrerewrgtwetrwgerewrtiness Administration (MBA Online), & Master of International Business Administration (MIBA - Online)
  • School of Education & Social Work: Counselor Education, Education, & Social Work
  • School of Health & Science: Biology, Chemistry, Kinesiology, Mathematics & Computer Science, Nursing, Physics & Engineering
  • School of Theology & Christian Ministries: Bible & Theology, Pastoral Theology, Philosophy, Online Master of Arts, Course of Study

Contact information

Northwest Nazarene University
623 Holly Street
Nampa, ID 83686-5897
(877) NNU-4-YOU
(208) 467-8011
(208) 467-8645 (fax)

See also

The Church of the Nazarene is a Protestant denomination within the tradition of evangelical Methodism. ... This is a list of colleges, universities, and seminaries owned and operated by the Church of the Nazarene. ...

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