Northwest Career College - Las Vegas

7398 Smoke Ranch Road Las Vegas, Nevada 89128
Las Vegas, NV 89128
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  • Northwest Career College is a holistic training facility offering curriculum-based studies for students aspiring to be healthcare professionals and educational workshops for the community. Northwest Career College provides a blend of educational possibilities that can assist individuals' career development, personal growth, and expanded awareness. The facility of over 14,000 square feet of professional office space. It includes a designated lecture room, three massage labs for hands-on training, and two designated student clinic suites for client massage training. The massage students will also benefit from the on-site health group during the medical massage module. The dental training facility is equipped with a dental lab with two dental chairs that feature industry-standard dental and x-ray equipment. The medical assistant training facility encompasses an innovative concept in career school training featuring lectures, labs, computer training, and an on-site health group for internship training. Other common facilities in the building include a student library, a student resource room equipped with computers with Internet access, a nutrition center, and a student lounge. Our professional building and teaching facility are ADA compliant for handicapped accessibility, including parking and restrooms.  
  • ........Program at Northwest Career College......
  • Business Administrative Assistant
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dental Administrative Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician

School Highlights

Northwest Career College - Las Vegas serves 1,265 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 38:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.

School Overview

Northwest Career College - Las Vegas(NV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty90 staff38 staff

Student Body

The Northwest Career College - Las Vegas diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.76.
Total Enrollment1,265 students2,852 students
Student:Teacher Ratio14:138:1
# Full-Time Students1,265 students707 students
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Northwest Career College - Las Vegas. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NV.
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Career College - Las Vegas. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score0.000.76

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $14,499 is less than the state average of $15,432.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,499$15,432
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid70%83%
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate90%-%
Source: 2006 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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