Office of Admissions


The Admissions Office at Northwestern Polytechnic University prides itself on providing the highest quality customer and information services possible for our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Our primary concern is to help our new and existing students understand the administrative requirements for university studies, and to help those students at every step of the way in their pursuit of a bachelor's or master's degree at NPU. Our friendly and professional staff is standing by to help you to make your transition to NPU as easy and convenient as possible. We look forward to serving your educational and professional development needs.

2018 Application Deadlines and Calendar

Trimester Deadline
(Local & Transfer-in)
New Student Reporting/ Orientation Days Start Date End Date
2018 Spring Oct 20, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Jan 4, 2018 Jan 8, 2018 Apr 21, 2018
2018 Summer Mar 5, 2018 Apr 23, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 7, 2018 Aug 20, 2018
2018 Fall June 22, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Aug 27, 2018 Aug 30, 2018 Dec 17, 2018

​Standardized Entrance Assessment Tests:

Based on ​the application requirements, students are required to provide certain standardized assessment test scores. NPU's institutional codes for these tests are:

Programs Exams Institutional Code
Bachelors/Masters TOEFL 9626
Bachelors SAT 4335
Bachelors ACT 1750

Contact NPU Admissions

NPU Admissions Hotline
(510) 592-9688

NPU Admissions Email