Northwest College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

231 West 6th Street

Powell, WY 82435

(307) 754-6101

(800) 560-4692

Fax: (307) 754-6249

Contact: Brad Hammond

Main Address

231 West 6th Street

Powell, WY 82435

(307) 754-6000

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,819


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admissions for out-of-state applicants based on high school GPA and test scores. Nursing, photography, and equestrian training programs require extra applications and qualifications.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A
Animal Sciences A
Equestrian/Equine Studies A,C
Range Science/Management A
Soil Science and Agronomy A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Design/Visual Communications A
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Business/Managerial Economics A
Management Information Systems A
Office Management A
Tourism/Travel Services A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A


Agricultural Education A
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A
Special Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A
Natural Resources Management/Policy A
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*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.

Northwest College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (307) 754-6000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 231 W 6th St, Powell, WY 82435-1898
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,446
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 761 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,270
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,210
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,707

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Northwest College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northwest College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 38
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Construction Trades 1
Education 14
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 37
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 21
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 15
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Grand total 1353

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northwest College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,270
Out-of-state $10,210
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 289 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 281 94% $6,707
Student loan aid 73 24% $5,401

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 914 61% $6,186
Federal student loans 226 15% $5,412

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northwest College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Northwest College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Northwest College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,446
Undergraduate enrollment 1,446
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Northwest College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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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