Northwest College: Review & Facts

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Northwest College is a small two-year, public school with 2,050 students enrolled. This college was established in 1946 and is the only college located in Powell, Wyoming.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
67
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Northwest College.

Northwest College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 67 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Education, Agriculture, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
The rate of student retention at Northwest College is low at 59% (close to Wyoming average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Northwest College is low: 36%. Around 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwest College is pretty good: 13:1. Read more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,100
Average tuition price is low, around $5,400 a year. The additional fees at Northwest College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $700; this totals $6,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Northwest College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Northwest College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Northwest College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (307) 754-6000 or check Northwest College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,100
Northwest College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwest College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C-
Northwest College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 800 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - roughly $2,100 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Northwest College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwest College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest College, 231 W 6th St, Powell, Wyoming 82435, USA
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