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

Registrar
Main Address

231 West 6th Street

Powell, WY 82435

(307) 754-6000

www.northwestcollege.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,819

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education

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

Engineering

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

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

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

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
Website:www.nwc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.nwc.edu/apply/
Address:231 W 6th St, Powell, WY 82435
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,656
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,045 (63% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,201
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,473
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,558

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Northwest College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northwest College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences28
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs13
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education4
Engineering11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs26
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies22
Physical Sciences2
Precision Production21
Psychology1
Social Sciences16
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts16
Grand total1655

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Northwest College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,201
Out-of-state$7,473
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid28393%
Grant or scholarship aid27590%$6,558
Student loan aid8327%$4,752

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,00759%$5,629
Federal student loans27516%$5,220

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment1,656
Undergraduate enrollment1,656
Graduate enrollment0

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The 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 Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs (Program of Art)
  • 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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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