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Bushnell University Overview

Located in Eugene, Oregon, Bushnell University is a private not-for-profit institution. Eugene is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Bushnell University Known For?

158 Undergraduate Awards
$31,840 Avg Cost After Aid
69% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Bushnell University is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Bushnell University makes roughly $43,100 a year. This is 6% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • The average Bushnell University student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Bushnell University?

Location of Bushnell University

Contact details for Bushnell University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 828 E. 11Th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401-3745
Phone: 541-343-1641
Website: www.nwcu.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NorthwestChristianUniversity?ref_type=bookmark
Twitter: http://twitter.com/NCUCommunity

How Do I Get Into Bushnell University?

You can apply to Bushnell University online at: www.nwcu.edu/undergraduate/application-process/

Admission Requirements for Bushnell University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Bushnell University?

69% Acceptance Rate
67% Of Accepted Are Women
65% Submit SAT Scores
Bushnell University has an acceptance rate of 69%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 69%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.

Average Test Scores

About 65% of students accepted to Bushnell University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 473 and 568. Math scores were between 470 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bushnell University  ( 473 to 568 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Bushnell University  ( 470 to 550 )
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800
Bushnell University received ACT scores from 40% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 23. Math scores were between 18 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Bushnell University  ( 16 to 23 )
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ACT Math Scores for Bushnell University  ( 18 to 23 )
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ACT Composite Scores for Bushnell University  ( 17 to 23 )
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Can I Afford Bushnell University?

$31,840 Net Price
77% Take Out Loans
5.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bushnell University is $31,840. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Bushnell University, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $6,513 a year. That adds up to $26,052 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bushnell University is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Bushnell University Undergraduate Student Diversity

417 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 593 undergraduate students at Bushnell University, with 417 being full-time and 176 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bushnell University

There are also 207 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 417 full-time undergraduates at Bushnell University, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bushnell University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bushnell University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bushnell University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 288
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 57

Geographic Diversity

Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at Bushnell University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 9 countries are represented at Bushnell University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, South Korea, and China.

Online Learning at Bushnell University

371 Took All Classes Online
642 Took At Least One Class Online
16.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 8 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at Bushnell University. In 2017-2018, 642 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bushnell University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 21st most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Bushnell University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bushnell University was 16.1%. This is the #1,030 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bushnell University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bushnell University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Business/Commerce 53%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bushnell University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bushnell University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies #1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #28
Philosophy & Religious Studies #34
Marketing #35
Instructional Media Design #47
General Psychology #55
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #63
Psychology #77
Accounting #82
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #143
Liberal Arts General Studies #143
Criminal Justice & Corrections #144
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #158
Nursing #204
Education #254
Business Administration & Management #306
Health Professions #341
Business, Management & Marketing #386

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bushnell University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 28 0 20 48
Business Administration & Management 0 3 0 29 32
General Business/Commerce 0 32 0 0 32
Student Counseling 0 0 0 20 20
Nursing 0 18 0 0 18
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 18 0 0 18
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 2 0 16 18
General Psychology 0 14 0 0 14
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 11 0 0 11
Accounting 0 5 0 0 5
General English Literature 0 4 0 0 4
General Biology 0 3 0 0 3
Communication & Journalism (Other) 0 3 0 0 3
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 3 0 0 3
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 3 0 0 3
Marketing 0 2 0 0 2
Special Education 0 0 1 1 2
Liberal Arts General Studies 2 0 0 0 2
Biblical Studies 0 2 0 0 2
Arts & Media Management 0 2 0 0 2
Music 0 2 0 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 0 1 0 0 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 1 1
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 1 1
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0 1 1
Journalism 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0 0
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0
Missionary Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Sacred Music 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 156 1 89 248

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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