Frequently Asked Questions

When are classes held?

  • Classes in Nampa are held Monday-Thursday, 6-10 p.m.
  • Online classes can be completed at any time.

Is the program on a semester schedule?

  • Yes, but each semester is broken up into three five-week sessions.

I cannot attend the first session, would it be possible to start the second or third session?

  • Yes, you can start at the beginning of any session. View our schedule for session start dates. 

What is a cohort?

  • A cohort is a group of people that go through the entire program together.

How many credits do I need to enter a cohort?

  • 45-60 credits

I don't have any college credits; how can I enter the program?

  • You can begin at NNU with zero credits and take general education classes through the College Core program until you have earned enough credits to enter a cohort. 

How many credits do I need to graduate from the program?

  • A total of 124 credits is needed to graduate.

What degree will I have after completing the program?

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting 
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

How many weeks do classes last?

  • Generally, you attend each class for 5 weeks. There are a few classes that are 7 or 10 weeks long.

Is there financial aid available?

  • Yes, you can apply for federal assistance online at by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • You can also visit the NNU Financial Aid page to learn about other aid options.