Bushnell University

For over 115 years, Bushnell University has been a Christ-centered campus providing students with a transformational education that values wisdom, faith and service. Students are able to explore a variety of academic programs in a small classroom setting as well as gain hands-on experience through local internships and service opportunities. Bushnell competes with 10 athletic teams in the National Associate of Intercollegiate Athletics, Cascade Collegiate Conference. Students participate in campus leadership, on-campus work study, ministry opportunities and renowned music programs. Bushnell is located in Eugene, Oregon two hours south of Portland in the beautiful Willamette Valley. The urban campus is blocks from downtown Eugene and across the street from the University of Oregon.

Quick Facts

  • Total student population: 800
  • Average Class Size: 16
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
  • Undergraduate Majors: Accounting, Bible & Theology, Biology, Business Administration, Christian Ministry, Communications, English, Exercise Science, History, Math, Music, Psychology, & Teacher Education.

The mission of Bushnell University is to develop competent ethical leaders for service in the workplace, community, Church and world. Our vision is to be a university known for its integration of excellent academic programs, a foundation in the Christian Faith, and a focus on teaching leadership and ethics. We want to facilitate the intellectual, social, spiritual, emotional and career development for each student. We enable students to celebrate diversity within a caring community while being engaged globally.

For over 115 years, Northwest Christian University has been a Christ-centered university that offers a unique liberal arts education. NCU prepares students to become leaders in their chosen fields. Each major incorporates hands-on opportunities in and out of the classroom, giving our students access to the experts and real world experience. NCU competes with 10 athletic teams in the National Associate of Intercollegiate Athletics, Cascade Conference. With a plethora of additional opportunities our campus of around 600 students participates in campus leadership, on-campus work study, ministry opportunities and renowned music programs.

Bushnell University

828 E. 11th Ave

Bushnell University is located in the heart of Eugene Oregon and neighbors the University of Oregon. Being so close to the UO allows our students all the advantages of a small school with the amenities of a big college town. Eugene is the second largest city in Oregon and a part of the famous Willamette Valley, home of great natural beauty and range of outdoor activities.

We run on semesters with our fall semester starting the end of August and our spring semester starting in January. Our school year ends early May. Limited online courses available in the summer. We offer three different programs: Traditional Undergraduate, Adult Degree and Graduate. Our Traditional Daytime Program runs late August through early May, it is segmented into two semesters. Our Adult Degree Program has a start every 8 weeks. Our graduate programs have various start dates, please consult our website. http://www.bushnell.edu/

Undergraduate and Graduate Studies available, English proficiency is required for all programs
Our average class size is 15 with a student to faculty ratio is 9:1.
All of our classes are taught by highly qualified professors, we do not have graduate students or teacher assistants instructing courses.

Bachelor Degree Concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Bible & Theology
    • – Biblical Studies
    • – Christian Theology
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
    • – Management
    • – Marketing
  • Christian Ministry
    • – Missions
    • – Pastoral Ministry
    • – Youth Ministry
  • Speech Communication
    • – Public Speaking
    • – Interpersonal Communication
  • English
  • Exercise Science
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Music Industry
  • Music Ministry
  • Pre-Professional Health Science (AS)
  • Psychology
  • Teacher Education
    • – Early Childhood
    • – Elementary
    • – Middle(endorsements available)
    • – High School (endorsements available)

Adult Degree:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
    • -Marketing
    • -Management
    • -Human Resource Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Psychology


  • Master of Business Administration (Online)
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in School Counseling
  • Master of Education (Online)
  • Master of Education with Licensure
Northwest Christian University has three housing options for students: Burke-Griffeth Residence Hall, the Mom Richart Apartments and the Hilyard Apartments.Both traditional dormitory and apartment style housing options provide an encouraging, educational environment for students located conveniently near classrooms, library, and athletics facilities. For more details please see the Residence Life website.

  • All students who have completed fewer than 89 credits and who are under 21 year of age shall live on campus. For a complete overview of NCU’s residency requirements, please consult the NCU Student Handbook.
A $12,000 International Student Scholarship is available plus select opportunities for additional talent awards in the form of athletic or music scholarships. Contact the Admissions Office for more details.
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $27,750/ year
  • Adult Degree Tuition: $430 per credit
  • Graduate Tuition: $570 per credit

*Please consult our Financial Aid website for more detailed costs http://www.nwcu.edu/.

Bushnell University

Office of Admissions
828 East 11th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: 541-684-7201
Web: www.bushnell.edu

International students who are interested in studying at Bushnell can find admission requirements, application details and deadlines online at Bushnell International Admissions.

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