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Northwest Iowa Community College

Sheldon, IA 2-Year Public
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About Northwest Iowa Community College

Northwest Iowa Community College Overview

Northwest Iowa Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Sheldon, Iowa. Northwest Iowa Community College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 1,747 undergrads and no graduate students. Northwest Iowa Community College provides housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Northwest Iowa Community College

Love music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Northwest Iowa Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Northwest Iowa Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Northwest Iowa Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Northwest Iowa Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Northwest Iowa Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered

Is Northwest Iowa Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Northwest Iowa Community College offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Northwest Iowa Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 69% of students who start at Northwest Iowa Community College come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Northwest Iowa Community College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Northwest Iowa Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 94% of graduates from Northwest Iowa Community College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Northwest Iowa Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Northwest Iowa Community College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Northwest Iowa Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Northwest Iowa Community College.

Based on this information, is Northwest Iowa Community College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit 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 are interested in seeing 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

Northwest Iowa Community College ACT Scores

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Northwest Iowa Community College SAT Scores

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Northwest Iowa Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$12,672

In State

$12,972

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,340
$5,640
Fees
$1,050
$1,050
Housing
$6,282
$6,282
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,747

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,390

Out-of-State

$6,690

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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