Northwest-Shoals Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 2545

Muscle Shoals, AL 35662

(256) 331-5363

Fax: (256) 331-5366

Contact: Karen Berryhill

Vice President for Student Development Services
Main Address

PO Box 2545

Muscle Shoals, AL 35662-2545

(256) 331-5200

www.nwscc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,055

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,055

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Additional requirements for health occupation programs.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Information Technology A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician C

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Energy Systems C
Environmental Engineering Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration C
Water Quality/Treatment C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies A
Forestry – General A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C

Precision Production Trades

CabinetmakingMillwork C
Machine Tool Technology C
Welding Technology C

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology C
Industrial Radiologic Technology C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration C
Police Science 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-Shoals Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(256) 331-5200
Website:www.nwscc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.nwscc.edu/contactus.html
Address:800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,752
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,819 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,351
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,861
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,675

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Northwest-Shoals Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northwest-Shoals Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Construction Trades3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields82
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs43
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians62
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services41
Precision Production4
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Grand total3615

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northwest-Shoals Community 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$4,351
Out-of-state$7,861
Books and supplies$1,750

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 aid55091%
Grant or scholarship aid52887%$4,675
Student loan aid12721%$4,478

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,46767%$4,509
Federal student loans1,02428%$5,833

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northwest-Shoals Community 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-Shoals Community 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-Shoals Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,752
Undergraduate enrollment3,752
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-Shoals Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *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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