Northwest-Shoals Community College

Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

Located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Northwest-Shoals Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Alabama Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Monroeville, Jasper, Mobile, Alexander City, Phenix City, Gadsden, Dothan, Hanceville, Selma, Montgomery.

Northwest-Shoals Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Northwest-Shoals Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,510 and fees $841. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,020 and $841 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • LPN

    The program has approval from the Alabama Board of Nursing. After graduating students may apply to take the (NCLEX-PN) examination. Admission to the program is usually in the fall semester. The program lasts for three semesters.

    To be eligible for admission, applicants should meet the minimum admission requirements set by the college. Some of the requirements include a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA on all college work attempted or a minimum 2.5 high school GPA for students without college work. Eligibility for English 101 and Math 116 as set by the college. An applicant must also have completed the TEAS V entrance exam. Due to the competitiveness of the program, the college may adjust or use additional criteria to admit students.

    The deadline for application to the program is April 1st. Applicants must be willing to undertake a drug screening test and also criminal background check. For the 2013-2014 academic year, the PN application deadline is April 15, 2013.

  • ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 13
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 60

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Northwest-Shoals Community College

John C Calhoun State Community College
41.75 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Pulaski
49.05 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Crump
49.25 miles away
Northeast Mississippi Community College
50.51 miles away
Itawamba Community College
52.68 miles away
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Hohenwald
56.18 miles away
J F Drake State Community and Technical College
62.63 miles away
Bevill State Community College
66.69 miles away
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville
68.69 miles away
Columbia State Community College
68.72 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1994 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$6,651

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,096
30k to 48k$6,070
48k to 75k$8,203
75k to 110k$10,134
Over 110k$10,316
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

67%

Recipients

$4,509

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

48%

Recipients

$5,083

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

28%

Recipients

$5,833

Average Amount

Student Population

3,752

Undergrads

0

Graduates

2,152

Women

1,600

Men

42%

Full-time

58%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
81%
Black/African American
11%
Hispanic
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Asian
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Two or more races
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Students

Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing
Northwest-Shoals Community College
800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
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