3,440
Students
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Northwest-Shoals Community College is a 2-year institution located in Muscle Shoals, AL, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 2545
Muscle Shoals, AL  35662
United States
Contact Mr. Tom Carter
Assistant Dean of Recruitment, Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: tom.carter@nwscc.edu
Phone: 256-331-5263
Fax: 256-331-5366

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Technology And Bookkeeping Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Environmental Engineering Technology Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Medical/clinical Assistant Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Electronics Technology Checkmark
Industrial Mechanics And Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Salon/beauty Salon Management Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,833
Applied
1,833
Accepted
3,440
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

1,044
Females Applied
1,044
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

789
Males Applied
789
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,870
In-state
7,740
Out-of-state
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Fees

841
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Student Body

3,440
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
0%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.67%
Black or African American 8.2%
White or Caucasian 81.63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.93%
Asian 0.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 0.17%
Other 1.95%

Gender

Male (41.34%)
Female (58.66%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Back-to-School Cookout, Spring Fling and Blood Drive

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Science Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Baptist Campus Ministry and Northwest-Shoals Singers

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Faculty

157
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 73
Part-time - 84
Male - 71
Female - 86