Northwest Iowa Community College
Northwest Iowa Community College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Iowa. The campus is located in a rural area, in Sheldon.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,646 students attend the school. Every year 65% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Northwest Iowa Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,860, and fees were $1,050. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,160 and $1,050 respectively.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students1,646|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||3||44|
Nursing schools located within 133 miles radius of Northwest Iowa Community College
Southeast Technical Institute
52 miles away
Western Iowa Tech Community College
54 miles away
Iowa Lakes Community College
55 miles away
Iowa Central Community College
98 miles away
Northeast Community College
110 miles away
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
113 miles away
South Central College
114 miles away
Metropolitan Community College Area
129 miles away
Iowa Western Community College
132 miles away
Lake Area Technical Institute
133 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1980 - 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||$162/credit|
|In State Students||$162/credit|
|Out of State Students||$172/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, 84% of Northwest Iowa Community 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||13%||$1,038|
|State Grant & Scholarships||26%||$3,115|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||28%||$2,354|
|Federal Student Loans||55%||$5,510|
$10,278Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,029|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,739|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,548|
|$75,001 to $110,000$14,250|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Iowa state board of nursing.