General Admission Requirements

Application for admission to Graduate and Professional Studies Programs (GPS) is made through the online application available on the NNU Admissions website. The GPS Admissions office receives and processes all applications for admission, and assists applicants with program specific admission requirements. Application materials needed for admission may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. A completed application and application fee
  2. Official transcripts
  3. Program-specific admission requirements

Transcripts from international colleges or universities must be evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluations Services (

Northwest Nazarene University maintains a policy of equal educational opportunity for all students without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, or physical and documented learning disabilities, in administration of its educational and admissions policies, financial affairs, employment programs, student life, and services, or any other university-administered programs

For those students who would like to enroll in an NNU course prior to turning 17 years of age, the Admission Committee must review and accept the application. This applies to all NNU courses except those offered through a high school concurrent credit program.