Northwest State Community College

22600 State Route 34
Archbold, OH 43502-9542
Tel: (419)267-5511
3,612 students
Public institution
  • Northwest State Community College's mission is to serve, by creating opportunities which maximize the potential of individuals, communities, and organizations through transformational learning.
School Highlights
Northwest State Community College serves 3,612 students (20% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Northwest State Community College is the only community colleges within Fulton County, OH.
The nearest community college is Stautzenberger College-Maumee (33.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Northwest State Community College (OH) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 105 staff 29 staff
Northwest State Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,612 has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 58% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,612 students 510 students
Northwest State Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1 27:1
Northwest State Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 713 students 322 students
Northwest State Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,899 students 248 students
Northwest State Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Northwest State Community College Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Northwest State Community College Asian (2013-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
3%
Northwest State Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
5%
12%
Northwest State Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
85%
73%
Northwest State Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Northwest State Community College More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
10%
Northwest State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.44
Northwest State Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,478 is less than the state average of $5,022. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,742 is less than the state average of $9,226. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,478 $5,022
Northwest State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,742 $9,226
Northwest State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88% 94%
Northwest State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northwest State Community College is an Ohio public two-year state college, is dedicated to the philosophy that education is a lifelong process. Northwest State Community College is committed to excellence in education by providing relevant, state-of-the-art programs, courses, and seminars that are accessible and affordable to students achieving their personal career goals. Northwest State Community College encourages students to learn to think independently and critically, to develop their problem-solving abilities, to communicate effectively, and to attain marketable skills. To achieve this, NSCC offers technical associate degree and certificate programs, pre-baccalaureate transfer programs, and general education studies. The college offers degree and certification programs in Business Technologies, Engineering Technologies, Arts and Sciences and Allied Health & Public Services. Northwest State Community College is accreditated by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,022 per year for in-state students and $9,226 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,355 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Fortis College-Columbus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.