Nov 30, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sacramento Campus



Programs Supported Associate in Arts; Business Management; Ministry Leadership; Psychology

In the fall of 2013, Northwest University begin offering courses and programs at an extension campus located at Capital Christian Center in Sacramento, California. All courses offered through the Sacramento Campus are accredited and students completing their degree through the Sacramento Campus graduate from Northwest University.

Northwest University Sacramento Campus is committed to scholarly excellence for over seven decades. Our academic courses are engaging, rigorous, and are designed to help you integrate faith, learning, and everyday life. If you’ve been called into Christian ministry, our curriculum will prepare you to serve with effectiveness and lead with distinction.

The faculty at NU Sacramento is committed to helping each student discover and fulfill his or her God-given dreams, calling, and potential.

In addition to the general goals of the University, completing these programs provides learning opportunities, which should enable the students to:

  1. Integrate biblical and theological knowledge with the practice of ministry and daily life
  2. Demonstrate biblical literacy and exegetical skills
  3. Effectively communicate the gospel
  4. Enter vocational ministry
  5. Provide a foundation of ministry in a non-ministerial vocation
  6. Exhibit habits of lifelong learning

Tuition and Fees

Tuition

Undergraduate

Fall & Spring Tuition (per credit) $ 399.00

Fees (non-refundable)

Undergraduate

Student Life fee (per semester) $ 40.00
Orientation fee (new students only, one time) 35.00

Special Course Fees (per semester)

Undergraduate

Graduation Fee (one time prior to graduation) $ 70.00
BIBL 3993  (International Experience) (Travel Fee) 5,460.00
Independent Study Fee (per credit in addition to applicable tuition charge) 80.00
UCOR 1052-3  (Identity and Vocation) (per course fee) 45.00

Books

Students should prepare for books to cost approximately $100 per class. Some classes have book costs that are significantly less, while some costs will slightly exceed it.

Annual Cost

Annual Cost with 12 credits per semester $ 9,656*
  (Tuition, $399 x 12 credits x 2 semesters = $9,576; student life fee $40 x 2 semesters)  
Annual Cost with 15 credits per semester $ 12,050*
  (Tuition, $399x 15 credits x 2 semesters = $11,970; student life fee $40 x 2 semesters)  
  *New Students: additional Orientation Fee of $35 in first semester only  

Payment Information

Tuition and Fees are due in full at the start of every semester. Balances not paid in full by the end of the following month incur a 1.5% late fee. Students with outstanding account balances that have not been set-up on a payment plan will not be able to register for classes the following semester.

Payment Plan Information

A payment plan can be set-up through the third party payment processing system Tuition Management System. They are available online at afford.com and by phone at 888.285.3052.

TMS Annual Enrollment Fee (annual charge) $ 125.00
TMS Semester Enrollment Fee (single semester – once per semester charge) 75.00

Total Program Costs

College of Arts and Sciences

Associate in Arts (60 credits)

  • The Associate of Arts in General Studies degree is awarded for the successful completion of a two-year program, which Core Curriculum courses. Total estimated cost is $26,235. This includes: Application fee: $30, Student Life Fee: $160 ($40 per semester x 4), STRF Fee $0 ($0.00 per semester x 4), Orientation Fee: $35 (One-time fee), Books: $2,000 (estimated @ $100 per class x 20), Tuition: $23,940 (60 credits @ $399/credit), Graduation Fee: $70. Average semester cost $6,558.75 (book prices may vary). Prices are estimated based on student taking maximum amount of classes available for their program.

College of Business

Bachelor of Arts in Business Management (120 credits)

  • The Business Management degree is awarded for the successful completion of a four-year program, which includes components of the Core Curriculum and Business Management. Total estimated cost is $52,335. This includes: Application fee: $30, Student Life Fee: $320 ($40 per semester x 8), STRF Fee $0 ($0.00 per semester x 8), Orientation Fee: $35 (One-time fee), Books: $4000 (estimated @ $100 per class x 40), Tuition: $47,880 (120 credits @ $399/credit), Graduation Fee: $70. Average semester cost $6,541.88 (book prices may vary). Prices are estimated based on student taking maximum amount of classes available for their program.

College of Ministry

Certificate in Ministry Leadership (30 credits)

  • A 1 ½ - 2 year program. The purpose of the Certificate in Ministry Leadership is to provide the educational requirements for each level of credentialing for ministers in the Assemblies of God: Certified, Licensed, and Ordained. Total estimated cost is $13,165. This includes: Application fee: $30, Student Life Fee: $160 ($40 per semester x 4), STRF Fee $0 ($0.00 per semester x 4), Orientation Fee: $35 (One-time fee), Books: $1200 (estimated @ $100 per class x 12), Tuition: $11,970 (30 credits @ $399/credit), Graduation Fee: $70. Average semester cost $3,793.75 (book prices may vary). Prices are estimated based on student taking 12 credits per semester.

Associate in Ministry Leadership (60 credits)

  • The Associate in Ministry Leadership degree is awarded for the successful completion of a two-year program, which includes components of the Core Curriculum and Biblical Studies. Its shorter curriculum concentrates on subject matter that is general or vocational. Total estimated cost is $26,235. This includes: Application fee: $30, Student Life Fee: $160 ($40 per semester x 4), STRF Fee $0 ($0.00 per semester x 4), Orientation Fee: $35 (One-time fee), Books: $2000 (estimated @ $100 per class x 20), Tuition: $23,940 (60 credits @ $399/credit), Graduation Fee: $70. Average semester cost $6,558.75 (book prices may vary). Prices are estimated based on student taking maximum amount of classes available for their program.

Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Leadership (120 credits)

  • B.A. in Ministry Leadership (120 credits): The Ministry Leadership degree is awarded for the successful completion of a four-year program, which includes components of the Core Curriculum and Biblical Studies. Total estimated cost is $52,335. This includes: Application fee: $30, Student Life Fee: $320 ($40 per semester x 8), STRF Fee $0 ($0.00 per semester x 8), Orientation Fee: $35 (One-time fee), Books: $4000 (estimated @ $100 per class x 40), Tuition: $47,880 (120 credits @ $399/credit), Graduation Fee: $70. Average semester cost $6,541.88 (book prices may vary). Prices are estimated based on student taking maximum amount of classes available for their program.

College of Social and Behavioral Science

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (120 credits)

  • The Psychology degree is awarded for the successful completion of a four-year program, which includes components of Core Curriculum and Psychology. Total estimated cost is $52,335. This includes: Application fee: $30, Student Life Fee: $320 ($40 per semester x 8), STRF Fee $0 ($0.00 per semester x 8), Orientation Fee: $35 (One-time fee), Books: $4000 (estimated @ $100 per class x 40), Tuition: $47,880 (120 credits @ $399/credit), Graduation Fee: $70. Average semester cost $6,541.88 (book prices may vary). Prices are estimated based on student taking maximum amount of classes available for their program.

Student Tuition Recovery Fund

You must pay the state-imposed assessment for the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) if all of the following applies to you:

  1. You are a student in an educational program, who is a California resident, or are enrolled in a residency program, and prepay all or part of your tuition either by cash, guaranteed student loans, or personal loans, and
  2. Your total charges are not paid by any third-party payer such as an employer, government program or other payer unless you have a separate agreement to repay the third party.

You are not eligible for protection from the STRF and you are not required to pay the STRF assessment, if either of the following applies:

  1. You are not a California resident, or are not enrolled in a residency program, or
  2. Your total charges are paid by a third party, such as an employer, government program or other payer, and you have no separate agreement to repay the third party.

The State of California created the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) to relieve or mitigate economic losses suffered by students in educational programs who are California residents, or are enrolled in a residency program, attending certain schools regulated by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. You may be eligible for STRF if you are a California resident or are enrolled in a residency program, prepaid tuition, paid the STRF assessment, and suffered an economic loss as a result of any of the following:

  1. The school closed before the course of instruction was completed.
  2. The school’s failure to pay refunds or charges on behalf of a student to a third party for license fees or any other purpose, or to provide equipment or materials for which a charge was collected within 180 days before the closure of the school.
  3. The school’s failure to pay or reimburse loan proceeds under a federally guaranteed student loan program as required by law or to pay or reimburse proceeds received by the school prior to closure in excess of tuition and other cost.
  4. There was a material failure to comply with the Act or this Division within 30 days before the school closed or, if the material failure began earlier than 30 days prior to closure, the period determined by the Bureau.
  5. An inability after diligent efforts to prosecute, prove, and collect on a judgment against the institution for a violation of the Act.

Location and Facilities

The Northwest University Sacramento Campus is located on the grounds Capital Christian Center at 9470 Micron Ave., Sacramento, California. The school facilities include a chapel, classrooms and the administrative offices. In addition, the location includes a reference library with computers and study rooms for the students’ use. Parking is located near the classrooms, the chapel, and the administrative offices.

The campus location at Capital Christian Center affords students access to various athletic and recreational programs including a wide variety of sports and social events.

This institution, the facilities it occupies and the equipment it utilizes fully comply with any and all federal, state, and local ordinances and regulations, including those requirements as to fire safety, building safety, and health.

Courses are also held at the Assemblies of God District Resource Center, 6051 South Watt Ave., Sacramento, CA 95829. No administration is done at this location.

Northwest University at San Franciso City Impact students attend classes located at 230 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA, 94116

Employment Opportunities

Northwest University Sacramento campus does not place students in jobs. However, any employment opportunities made known the Sacramento office will be listed in a binder in the front office and emailed to students for information purposes only.

Academic Policies

Military Credit

Any veteran receiving GI Bill® benefits while attending Northwest University is required to obtain transcripts from all previously attended schools and submit them to the school for review of prior credit. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official US government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Those having had military service may petition the Registrar’s Office for credits based on learning through military experience. Northwest considers the recommendations of the American Council on Education (ACE) in evaluating military-based credits.

Standards of Progress

Students certified to receive veteran benefits will be placed on probation and reported to the VA whenever their Cumulative Grade point Averages fall below:

  1-29 earned credits 1.700 CGPA  
  30-59 earned credits 1.900 CGPA  
  60-+ earned credits 2.000 CGPA  

Failure for students to achieve the minimum cumulative CGPA as indicated above after two consecutive terms on probation will have their veteran benefits interrupted.

Credit by Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

This institution will evaluate all previous education and training, grant credit where appropriate, reduce the length of the program proportionately, notify the student of any prior credit granted, and keep records of this process on file.

Leave of Absence

A student taking a leave of absence for one semester or more must submit a Request Registration Change Form to the Registrar’s Office and complete the reapplication process when returning.

Sacramento Adjunct Faculty

Dave Atkinson Mathematics  
Kenneth Bluemel Ministry  
Steve Brown Business  
Fernando Carvalo Bible, Theology  
Kyle Chalko Bible, Theology  
LaToya Cheathon Psychology  
Milton Howard Theology  
Robert Jones University Core  
Sharon Jones Psychology  
Brenda Moore Communication  
Jason McNaughton History  
Thomas Rupp Bible  
Darryl Sandford Ministry  
Kenneth Searle Ministry  
Delbert Tarr Bible, Theology  
Shelley Traub Business  
Philemon Zachariou English  

Programs