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About the Program

The Concurrent Credit Program at Northwest Nazarene University is designed to enrich the educational opportunities of pre-college students who have demonstrated high academic ability. This program unites the services of NNU with high school and home school students offering university-level credits for selected courses administered through NNU and taught at local and online high schools by NNU-approved instructors. The Concurrent Credit Program is fully accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).

On the following pages information can be found for students and parents, instructors and administrators, and NNU faculty.

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The Concurrent Credit Program at Northwest Nazarene University is a partnership between NNU and your high school that offers you the opportunity to earn college credit while still enrolled in high school.

Learn More by Downloading Our Brochure.

Accreditation

Northwest Nazarene University is accredited through the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).

Register For Classes

Register online for Concurrent Credit courses. Click here!

In order to be registered for an NNU course, payment must be made at the time of registration. You can do this one of two ways;
1.  NNU accepts cash or checks (made payable to NNU). Please indicate the students name on the check. Credit/debit card payments may be made online, a student social security number is required. Once your concurrent registration has been processed and you are enrolled in the concurrent course, there is no refund for tuition.  
If you are using Fast Forward money, this must be approved through your school district first. Once approved, you only need to pay for the credits that FF does not cover. 
If paying online, type in ONLY the number of credits that you need to pay for; for example - SPAN1020 Elementary Spanish is a 4 credit course, but FF is paying for 3 credits, please list the class as 1 credit, so you only pay $65.  If your FF money is not approved, you will owe the balance of $195 in order to receive credit.
2.  Turn in registration with $10 per course non-refundable fee by February15 to your teacher who will send it to NNU. This will allow you time to determine if you would like to pay for the college credits.  If you decide that you would like college credit, you must pay full tuition 10 days before the end of the course.  NNU accepts cash or checks (made payable to NNU). Please indicate the students name on the check. This $10 fee CANNOT be paid online and must be paid by check or moneyorder.


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