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About Northwest Iowa Community College

Northwest Iowa Community College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Sheldon, Iowa. Northwest Iowa Community College was founded in 1966 and now enrolls around 1,747 students a year, including 1,747 undergrads.

Northwest Iowa Community College employs one full-time professor for every 12 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Northwest Iowa Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $5,190
Out-of-State $5,490

2022 Northwest Iowa Community College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Northwest Iowa Community College Early Admission

Northwest Iowa Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

Northwest Iowa Community College Acceptance Rate 2019

It is not competitive to get into Northwest Iowa Community College. Around 0% of applicants get into Northwest Iowa Community College each year. ### Northwest Iowa Community College Waitlist 2021

Northwest Iowa Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Northwest Iowa Community College?

Northwest Iowa Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Northwest Iowa Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Northwest Iowa Community College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

Northwest Iowa Community College Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Northwest Iowa Community College.

Northwest Iowa Community College Waitlist

Northwest Iowa Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does Northwest Iowa Community College Require the ACT or SAT?

Northwest Iowa Community College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Does Northwest Iowa Community College Offer Student Housing?

Yes! Northwest Iowa Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

Fall Kick-off BBQ, Free Holiday Meals, and and SGA Special Entertainment are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Northwest Iowa Community College.

Financial Aid at Northwest Iowa Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Northwest Iowa Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Northwest Iowa Community College

About 69% of students who start at Northwest Iowa Community College return for their second year of college.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 94 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does Northwest Iowa Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Northwest Iowa Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Northwest Iowa Community College?

Northwest Iowa Community College is located in the small town setting of Sheldon, Iowa, less than an hour from Sioux City and Sioux Falls and SD.

If you want to see Northwest Iowa Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 18 to Sheldon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sioux Gateway.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Northwest Iowa Community College and Sheldon are like without leaving home.

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College Info

603 West Park Street Sheldon, IA 51201-1046

Campus Setting: Small Town

Northwest Iowa Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northwest Iowa Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northwest Iowa Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Northwest Iowa Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$6,240

In State

$6,540

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,190
$5,490
Fees
$1,050
$1,050
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,747

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,240

Out-of-State

$6,540

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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