If your student seems more concerned about college life than life after college, don't worry. At NNU, we'll take care of both.

Our graduates leave with life-long memories and a top-notch education.

Earning a college degree is hard work, and we will make sure your student works hard to earn their degree. NNU is nationally recognized and awarded by both US News & World Report and The Princeton Review; but more importantly, our students are committed to intellectual inquiry.

Whether your son or daughter is interested in history or computer science, they will leave NNU prepared. In fact, our graduates have been employed by a wide range of organizations and accepted into prestigious graduate schools, including:


  • Agri Beef Co.
  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Disney
  • DreamWorks
  • Ernst & Young
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Idaho Power
  • John Templeton Foundation
  • KTVB
  • National Science Foundation
  • NetApp
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Pepsi
  • Special Olympics
  • TSA
  • U.S. Bank
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • University of Georgia

Graduate Schools

  • American Film Institute Conservatory
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Duke University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Loma Linda University
  • Nazarene Theological Seminary
  • Purdue University
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Washington
  • Vanderbilt University

Featured Areas of Study

With more than 60 areas of study from which to choose, at NNU your student wont have to settle for a major that's anything less than their true passion. Unless their true passion is underwater basket weaving. We don't offer that.


NNU's academically challenging program holds national accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Since 1997, graduating seniors consistently place in the top 10 percent nationally on the Major Field Test in business.

Business Department

Graphic Design

Recent graphic design graduates are getting phenomenal jobs working for companies like Brooks Running and Carhartt as well as a variety of top design studios. Compare NNU's program to any peer institution and you'll see why NNU graduates are entering the professional world more prepared and capable than those of other universities.

Art Department


Every year senior engineering students design and develop senior projects which not only give them real world experience, but also makes an impact that spreads from their community to around the world. This year students used their skills and talents to create an infant vital signs monitor, a greenhouse for a community in Argentina, a metal stamping machine and a basic utility vehicle.

Engineering Department

NNU offers over 60 areas of study. See a complete list of programs →

Research & Internships

Students dive in to research and internship opportunities throughout the country and around the world. NNU's strong connections and industry relationships have opened doors for students to explore their discipline in a professional arena.

NNU students have interned at Wal-Mart Headquarters, Scentsy, Ernst & Young, Unilever, Campbell's, St. Luke's, U.S. Embassy in Belgium, Micron, Hewlett Packard, Simplot and Disney to name a few.

Among the research we've highlighted in biology and engineering, NNU students have also recently researched MRSA, hyperbaric oxygen treatment of breast cancer cells, Alzheimer's Disease and Lake Titicacan frogs in Costa Rica. Mentoring faculty work alongside students to enrich the research experience. Many students have also gone on to present their research at national conferences such as the Murdock College Science Research Program Conference.

Department of Biology
High acceptance rates into both graduate school and medical programs are driven by knowledgeable professors and meaningful coursework in biology.

Read about their research →

Department of Engineering
NNU students love participating in research that is out-of-this-world. For the past three years, a team of students have been a part of the RockSat-X program, which gives students a taste of space.

Read about a team →

Career Center

The NNU Career Center helps undergraduate students to find jobs and internships while they're studying at the university, and prepares them to search for careers after graduation. The Center provides various services to assist students in their career process.

  • Career planning
  • Assistance with résumé and cover letter development
  • Mock interviews
  • Internship listings
  • Part- and full-time job listings
  • Career and life planning classes
  • Assistance with graduate school applications
  • Personal career counseling

While it might not seem like freshmen and sophomores in college should visit the Career Center, we encourage all students to visit often to look for more than off-campus, career jobs. The Career Center can also connect students to on-campus jobs and offer résumé feedback.

See the Career Center →