Northwest College is one of the seven public 2-year colleges in Wyoming. The campus is located in Powell town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,654 students attend the school. Every year 39% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Northwest College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,256, and fees were $1,130. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,768 and $1,130 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Number of Students1,654|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
The North West College nursing program offers a two year, four semester entry to students seeking to work as a Registered Nurse.
The program offers a solid foundational instruction in the theoretical and practical aspects of a profession in a health care setting. Students who successfully complete will be eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.
All courses in the program are offered in a sequential for with the corresponding co-requisite courses each semester. Students are expected to complete all Nursing and General Education courses with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade or higher to be able to progress to the next semester and to graduate. Students can complete General Requisites ahead of the program but not any later.
- Application to North West College
- Completed Pre-requisite courses
- TEAS V
- Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher for all college level courses
Deadline for applications is the First Friday in March. Applicants who submit completed application packages by this deadline will be given priority.
Applicants will be selected on the basis of the competitiveness of test scores and grades earned for required courses. All applicants will receive a letter mid-April stating the status of their acceptance into the program from the Nursing director.
The program requires a criminal background check, health check including required immunizations CPR certification (Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers), CNA certification, drug screen and liability insurance before full admission is awarded.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||6|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1993 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$94/credit|
|In State Students||$94/credit|
|Out of State Students||$282/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 93% of Northwest College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||2%||$822|
|State Grant & Scholarships||43%||$2,128|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||79%||$4,264|
|Federal Student Loans||26%||$4,228|
$6,920Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,582|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,522|
|$48,001 to $75,000$6,966|
|$75,001 to $110,000$9,403|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wyoming state board of nursing.