Northwest State Community College

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  • NSCC is a public two-year college that is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This accreditation allows the College to offer degree and certificate programs in the fields of arts & sciences; business technologies & public services; nursing & allied health; science, technology, engineering and math & industrial technologies.
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 to Northwest State Community College is Stautzenberger College-Maumee (33.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Northwest State Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Northwest State Community College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty105 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Northwest State Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Northwest State Community College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,612 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:127:1
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# Full-Time Students713 students450 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Northwest State Community College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students2,899 students284 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Northwest State Community College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of OH.
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
6%
3%
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% Black
5%
12%
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% White
85%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
10%
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Diversity Score0.270.44
This chart display the diversity score of Northwest State Community College and the community college average diversity score of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
18%
31%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Northwest State Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$30,800
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Northwest State Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of OH by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,652 is less than the state average of $5,885. 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 $11,160. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,652$5,885
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Northwest State Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,090$11,160
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Northwest State Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Northwest State Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$9,834$21,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Northwest State Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,084$6,834
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Northwest State Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northwest State Community College will be an innovative leader in education and training, a first-choice institution that empowers individuals and communities to achieve a sustainable quality of life. For more information, please visit NorthwestState.edu or call our Admissions team at (419) 267-1320 today.

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