Northwestern Polytechnic University

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Established in 1984, Northwestern Polytechnic University (NPU), referred to locally as Northwestern, is a private university located in the city of Fremont, California. The university offers an extensive selection of bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree programs in technology, science and management. The Northwestern campus resides in a popular high-technology office park, among other like-minded technology corporations and institutions.

On the NPU campus students will find several classrooms and meeting rooms, student resource facilities, administrative offices, faculty offices, libraries, reading rooms, laboratories (electronics, database, communications and simulation) as well as a very popular student and faculty game room. Northwestern also offers ample off-campus housing options and student dormitories.

General Information

47671 Westinghouse Drive, Fremont, CA 94539

General Phone:(510) 657-5913
Website URL:www.npu.edu
Type of Institution:Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:BA/BS degrees
MA/MS degrees
Doctor’s degree – professional practice (new classification)
Campus setting:Rural: Fringe
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:1,469 (195 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:20 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $7,340 $7,340 $7,340 $7,340 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $8,340 $8,340 $8,340 $8,340 0.00%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $8,100
In-state Student Fees $140
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,100
Out-of-state Student Fees $140

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 5 8%
Grant or scholarship aid 5 8% $5,000 $1,000
• Federal grants 0 0% $0
• Pell grants 0 0% $0
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 5 8% $5,000 $1,000
Student loan financial aid 0 0% $0
• Federal student loans 0 0% $0
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 37 400 6
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 25 126 5
Business Administration and Management, General 25 126 5
Engineering 12 274 1
Computer Engineering, General 2 6 1
Computer Software Engineering 5 119
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 5 149
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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