Northwest Indian College is a very small four-year, public school with 700 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1979 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Bellingham, Washington.
Northwest Indian College is also a Tribal School and a member of American Indian Higher Education Consortium.
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, and bachelor's degree are offered at Northwest Indian College.
Northwest Indian College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Natural Resources and Environment, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Psychology, and Medical. 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.
Northwest Indian College student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (below Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.
The graduation rate at Northwest Indian College is very low: 21%.
Student to faculty ratio at Northwest Indian College is good: 11:1. Read more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.
Tuition and Loans
Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition costs are very low, around $3,500 per academic year. The additional fees at Northwest Indian College beyond tuition are roughly $300; this totals $3,800 per year.
Read the details about Northwest Indian College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.
Dual Credits Accepted
The college might accept 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) at entry.
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Northwest Indian College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (360) 676-2772 or check Northwest Indian College Website.
Opportunities and Services
Dormatory Annual Price
Northwest Indian 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 Indian College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.
Northwest Indian College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: nearly $2,700 annually.
Based on the college crime information, Northwest Indian College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.
Northwest Indian College Location and Maps
Post Address: Northwest Indian College, 2522 Kwina Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226-9217, USA
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