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.
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.
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
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.
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Northwest-Shoals Community College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Northwest-Shoals Community College as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.
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
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
07/01/1994 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$6,651Average 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|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships.
Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing