Fast Facts

Education funding amounts to 71 percent of all appropriations to local conferences and institutions by the NPUC.

Enrollment growth reached 1,968 in 2004–05, the second highest enrollment in Walla Walla College (WWC) history.

There are 588 certificated, full-time K–12 teachers in 122 schools within the NPUC, with 43 percent of the teachers possessing masters or higher degrees.

The NPUC has helped to direct evangelistic meetings within nine different countries since 2001—Tanzania, Aruba, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Guatemala, India, Bolivia and the United States.

There are 430 pastors in the NPUC to assist members in carrying out their mission.

In the Northwest, there are about 13 million people and 90,000 Seventh-day Adventists, a ratio of 1:144. Forty percent of the Northwest's population live in metro Seattle and Portland.

More than 2 million pages are printed each month to provide the GLEANER to Northwest Adventist homes.

August 01, 2006 / Did You Know?
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