The Archway Curriculum integrates learning across disciplinary boundaries, enhances learning through non-classroom experiences, and weaves skill development throughout the academic program. Students will have frequent opportunities to develop fundamental skills in communicating effectively and thinking critically. Through this curriculum, students will be exposed to a broad range of topics and perspectives, enhancing their understanding of the world.
The Association of American Colleges and Universities has pointed to NWU as a national role model for 21st century liberal arts education.
At NWU, you’ll work with professors who engage, challenge and mentor you. They help you connect your successful career with a purposeful life.
- Build something great
Learn how NWU’s Archway Curriculum is all about building your future.
- Archway Curriculum features and requirements
Our graduation requirements give you the tools to succeed in academics, work and life.
- Graduating on-time and on-budget
Solid academic advising and flexibility.
- Flexibility for transfer and adult students
See how the Archway Curriculum adjusts for transfer students.