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.

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Northwest Nazarene University Concurrent Credit Program

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. Enrolling in this program shows that you are a serious student who is willing to accept the challenge of college coursework.

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Concurrent Credit at Idaho Public High Schools

Dual credit provides the option for students to earn college credits at a low cost by enrolling in college classes offered through a partnership between the high schools and Idaho’s universities and colleges.

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Northwest Nazarene University is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and of Colleges and Universities, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, the Council on Social Work Education, and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Additionally, the Concurrent Credit Program is accredited by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).

NNU Receives High Ranking in U.S. News & World Report

Northwest Nazarene University was once again ranked in the top tier by U.S. News & World Report in their annual America's Best Colleges edition as one of the Best Regional Universities in the West. The universities were judged on peer assessment, retention and graduation rates, average class size, student-to-faculty ratio, the ACT/SAT scores and high school rankings of incoming freshman. Read More...