Northwest Iowa Community College: Review & Facts

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Northwest Iowa Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,615 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1966 and is the only institution located in Sheldon, Iowa.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at Northwest Iowa Community College.

NWICC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Electrical and Electronics, Nursing, General Studies, Industrial Technologies, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
75%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Northwest Iowa Community College is fair at 75% (close to Iowa average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northwest Iowa Community College is below average: 58%. About 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwest Iowa Community College is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,900
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low, $4,800 a year. The additional fees at Northwest Iowa Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,100; which totals $5,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Northwest Iowa Community College is $10.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Northwest Iowa Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (712) 324-5061 or check Northwest Iowa Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Low
Northwest Iowa Community College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at NWICC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Northwest Iowa Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 200 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, roughly $3,500 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Northwest Iowa Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwest Iowa Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest Iowa Community College, 603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201, USA
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