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Financial Aid, Scholarships and Grants

We believe that a Christian education is worth the price, but we don't want you to do it alone.

So, through the efforts of hundreds of generous donors, the scholarships and grants listed here are made available to incoming freshman students as part of a financial aid package. Eligibility is based on the criteria listed. Need-based assistance through financial aid is also available to those who qualify.

New test scores that might affect scholarships and grants may be submitted through June 30 of the senior year. In some cases, if a new score is submitted after NNU has awarded financial aid, and the new score results in a higher scholarship NNU may reduce other financial aid offered.

Additional need-based financial aid assistance is determined by information we get from your FAFSA, which can be submitted at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To ensure we get the information we need, please include our school code of 001624 on your FAFSA.

More complete information about the financial aid process and our scholarships and grants is available on the Office of Financial Aid website.

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If you took your SAT before March 2016

$14,000 President's Scholarship

($56,000 for 4 years)
4.0 GPA and 27+ ACT/1800+ SAT or
3.5+ GPA and 30+ ACT/1980+ SAT

$13,000 Dean's Scholarship

($52,000 for 4 years)
4.0 GPA and 23-26 ACT/1560-1790 SAT or
3.25+ GPA and 27+ ACT/1800+ SAT

$11,000 Wesley Scholarship

($44,000 for 4 years)
4.0 GPA and 18-22 ACT/1270-1550 SAT or
3.25+ GPA and 23-26 ACT/1520-1790 SAT

$10,000 Riley Scholarship

($40,000 for 4 years)
3.25+ GPA and 19-22 ACT/1330-1550 SAT or
3.0+ and 23+ ACT/1560+ SAT

If you took your SAT after March 2016

$14,000 President's Scholarship

($56,000 for 4 years)
4.0 GPA and 27+ ACT/1210+ SAT or
3.5+ GPA and 30+ ACT/1330+ SAT

$13,000 Dean's Scholarship

($52,000 for 4 years)
4.0 GPA and 23-26 ACT/1050-1200 SAT or
3.25+ GPA and 27+ ACT/1210+ SAT

$11,000 Wesley Scholarship

($44,000 for 4 years)
4.0 GPA and 18-22 ACT/870-1040 SAT or
3.25+ GPA and 23-26 ACT/1050-1200 SAT

$10,000 Riley Scholarship

($40,000 for 4 years)
3.25+ GPA and 19-22 ACT/900-1040 SAT or
3.0+ and 23+ ACT/1050+ SAT
 

Let's Talk About Value

Ask our graduates what was most
valuable to them during their time at NNU, and we'll bet they don't say a word about financial aid.

We get it! Funding your college education can be a concern. At NNU, we know that one key consideration in the decision-making process is finances, and we recognize and acknowledge that covering the cost of college is a challenge for many families. We believe a Christian college though, and specifically NNU, is a great choice and a worth-while investment.

We believe you will find the academically rigorous and transformative education within a Christian community to be worth the price.

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The real value of on-campus living

In the area of residential living, NNU sets itself apart from the rest of the pack when it comes to pricing and transparency. The first way we do that is by our pricing structure. Let us break it down for you.

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Degrees of value

Public debate flip-flops on the value of a liberal-arts-based education, but NNU has never wavered from its mission of educating the whole person.

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Net Price Calculator

Our net price calculator is a cost estimator designed to help you get a more accurate picture of how much it would cost to attend NNU as a freshman. Remember, 97 percent of NNU students receive some form of financial assistance. This tool reflects our effort to help you comprehend the out-of-pocket expenses freshmen incur attending NNU. So, go ahead and give it a try. We think you'll like what you see.

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Financial Aid Timeline

Below is a general timeline for the financial aid process at NNU. Please note that when you submit an early application, you are more likely to hear back about financial aid before those who don't submit an early application.

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Did you know?

According to The Project on Student Debt, the average Boise State University student graduated with $27,024 in debt in 2014. That same year, the average NNU student graduated with $27,657 in debt. That's only a 2% difference!