Northwest-Shoals Community College

2023 Tuition & Fees $8,761
Student Population 3,371
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,764
Graduation Rate 26 %
Students:Faculty 17 : 1

Academic Overview

Northwest-Shoals Community College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. It is an Associate's - Public Special Use by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $5,011 for Alabama residents and $8,761 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 3,371 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Northwest-Shoals Community College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $30,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Northwest-Shoals CC's tuition & fees is $5,011 for Alabama residents and $8,761 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Northwest-Shoals CC.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,764 and 84% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,371 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Northwest-Shoals Community College is 26 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Northwest-Shoals Community College is 22 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Northwest-Shoals Community College is 65 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Northwest-Shoals Community College is 3,371
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Northwest-Shoals Community College is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,764 at Northwest-Shoals Community College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Online Applicationwww.nwscc.edu/about-nw-scc/college-departments/student-services/admissions/apply-online
Financial Aidhttps://www.nwscc.edu/about-nw-scc/college-departments/student-services/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.nwscc.edu/about-nw-scc/college-departments/student-services/financial-aid/future-students-financial-aid-calculator
Disability Servicewww.nwscc.edu/about-nw-scc/at-a-glance/policies/disability

Offered Degrees

Northwest-Shoals CC offers 51 major programs through online and on-site education where 4 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less Than 12 Weeks Certificate10
Less Than 1 Year Certificate182
1-2 Years Certificate150

Special Learning Opportunities

Northwest-Shoals Community College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate ,
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Northwest-Shoals Community College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges