Northwest State Community College

22600 State Route 34
Archbold, OH 43502-9542
Tel: (419)267-5511
  • 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 28:1.
  • 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 19% over five years.
Northwest State Community College(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty105 staff34 staff
Northwest State Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,612 has grown by 25% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same 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 60% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,612 students755 students
Northwest State Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:128:1
Northwest State Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students713 students471 students
Northwest State Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,899 students284 students
Northwest State Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Northwest State Community College Enrollment Breakdown OH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Northwest State Community College Asian (2014-2016)
% Hispanic
Northwest State Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Northwest State Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Northwest State Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Northwest State Community College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Northwest State Community College Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.44
Northwest State Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Northwest State Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$31,400
Northwest State Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,652 is less than the state average of $5,997. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,090 is less than the state average of $11,177. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,652$5,997
Northwest State Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,090$11,177
Northwest State Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%92%
Northwest State Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,834$21,960
Northwest State Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,084$7,090
Northwest State Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $5,997 per year for in-state students and $11,177 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,873 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score 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.