Admission Requirements

To be admitted into the University Honors Program students must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Hold a minimum high school GPA of 3.5
  • Earn at least a 25 on the ACT
  • Be in the upper 10% of one's graduating class

Application Process

Students wishing to apply must also write a letter to Dr. Steve Shaw discussing their future contributions to the University Honors Program and how they expect to benefit from the program. Please email letters to skshaw(at) or mail letters to:

Northwest Nazarene University Dr. Steve Shaw 623 S. University Blvd. Nampa, ID 83686