• 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 2,857 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,857 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,652
  • Out-state tuition: $7,090
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Northwest State Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 156 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
Northwest State Community College
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
156 staff
91 staff
This chart display total faculty of Northwest State Community College and community college average number of faculty in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Northwest State Community College has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Northwest State Community College diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,857 students
1,346 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
541 students
553 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,316 students
793 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Northwest State Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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.
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
200 students
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwest State Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
2%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwest State Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
63%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwest State Community College and the percentage of White community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Northwest State Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in OH by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
25%
6%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest State Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.51
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 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
25%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$31,900
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.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,652 is less than the state average of $5,265. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,090 is less than the state average of $11,145. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,652
$5,265
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 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,090
$11,145
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 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
91%
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 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,250
$19,000
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 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,642
$6,500
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 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
73%
SAT Reading
n/a
460
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
20
ACT Math
n/a
20

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Active Minds, CRU, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
eSports
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,857 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,652
  • Out-state tuition: $7,090
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,265 per year for in-state students and $11,145 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,281 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 68%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Davis College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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