Northwest College

Powell, Wyoming
  • Public
    2 year
  • 1,461
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:12
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 4%
    Transfer Student Ratio
Located 70 miles from Yellowstone National Park, Northwest College is a two-year college offering a blend of academic and workforce-ready programs. Each year, NWC awards more than $5 million in grants/scholarships to help lift the financial stress of paying for college. Whether you’re interested in the outdoors or free art shows downtown, Powell has what you need to customize your college experience. During your time here, not only will you earn a degree—you’ll make memories, friendships, and genuine connections that last a lifetime.
Over 0 courses transfer into Northwest College
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Founded 1946
Full-Time Undergraduate 1,461
Transfer Students 74
Programs 87 Programs
Courses 1,105 Courses
Transfer Agreements 88 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 269 incoming Equivalencies
6,253 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $3,447
Out-of-State Tuition $7,959
Books and Supplies $1,000
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    While this is not an exhaustive list of everything to do to explore every type of financial aid at NWC, working your way through these items will help guide you through applying for the "BIG 3": Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), NWC scholarships, & WY Hathaway Scholarships. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information on the financial aid process.

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Official Transcripts:
    Send us your college transcripts. If you have completed fewer than 15 college credits, also send us your high school transcript, GED scores, or homeschool transcript.
  • SAT Scores:
    After submitting your transcripts, you may also be asked to provide your ACT, SAT or COMPASS test results.
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Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Lower division, freshman, and sophomore college-level courses completed with a grade of C or higher from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer.

Information for Transfer Out Students

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Northwest College

231 W 6th St
Powell, Wyoming 82435
United States
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Admissions Coordinator:
Kendle Jeffs
Admissions Representative:
Kennedy Corr

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Northwest College Cody Center
1501 Stampede Ave
Cody, Wyoming 82414
Park County
Last updated on 5/23/2022 by AcademyOne.