Northwest University is a top-ranked Christian university that is shaping tomorrow s leaders. It is where spiritual growth meets academic excellence. Founded in 1934, NU is a regionally accredited institution awarding associate, baccalaureate, master s, and doctorate degrees. The main campus is located on a 56-acre campus on Seattle s Eastside in Kirkland, Washington. NU provides flexible class options including traditional daytime classes with over 75 majors and programs, evening programs for working adults, and online courses that can be accessed from anywhere.