Northwest-Shoals CC Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Northwest-Shoals Community College is ranked 966th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Northwest-Shoals Community College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $8,821.
  • It has relatively large number of students of 3,539.
  • It offers relatively diverse area of study (48 programs).
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Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Northwest-Shoals CC are $8,821 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College $8,821

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama $8,793

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Northwest-Shoals CC is 24% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College 24%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 26%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Northwest-Shoals CC is 2% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College 2%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 21%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Northwest-Shoals CC is 59% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College 59%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 56%

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Student Population

The total student population at Northwest-Shoals CC is 3,539 and its population relatively large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College 3,539

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 3,152

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Northwest-Shoals CC is $4,271 which is 48.42% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College $4,271

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama $5,348

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Northwest-Shoals CC is 19 to 1 and the ratio is higher (more students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College 19 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 17 to 1

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Number of Programs

Northwest-Shoals CC offers 48 programs and it means relatively diverse area of study compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College 48

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 42

Number of Online Programs

Northwest-Shoals CC offers 2 online programs and it means few online programs compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama.

Northwest-Shoals Community College 2

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 10

2-4 Years Colleges 10

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama 4

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