About Northwest-Shoals Community College

Northwest-Shoals Community College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Northwest-Shoals Community College ranked 966th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 3,360 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Associate's - Public Urban-serving Multicampus school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
Northwest-Shoals Community College is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
Admission Information
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
School Category
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate's degree

Admission Information

Northwest-Shoals Community College has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information.
Open Admission Policy

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at Northwest-Shoals Community College is $4,831 for Alabama residents and $8,521 for out-of-students.
Alabama ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$4,831$8,521
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,360 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 560 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,360
Undergraduate Students3,360
Online Enrollment560

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs48 Programs
Number of online programs2 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification