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About Northwest State Community College

Northwest State Community College is a public, state school in an rural setting in Archbold, Ohio. Northwest State Community College was founded in 1968 and now enrolls around 3,736 students a year, including 3,736 undergrads.

The institution spends around $8,683 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 26 undergraduate students for every full-time Northwest State Community College professor.

2021 Northwest State Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 3.2
In-State Tuition $4,256
Out-of-State $8,368

Northwest State Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Northwest State Community College

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

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Northwest State Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Northwest State Community College. Around 0% of applicants get into Northwest State Community College each year. In 2021, 933 out of 933 total applicants were accepted.

Northwest State Community College Waitlist

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

How Do I Get Into Northwest State Community College?

Northwest State 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 State Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Northwest State Community College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Other Requirements NLN PA√ with a relative score greater than or equal to 50 in each of the 3 sections for nursing
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Northwest State Community College Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.2 /4.0.

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

Is Northwest State Community College Test Optional?

Northwest State 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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Dorms at Northwest State Community College

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

Northwest State Community College students are active in the school's Student Body Organziation (SBO), Students for Community Outreach and Awareness (SCOA) and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK). Chili Cook-Off, Christmas for Kids, and and Spring Fling 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 State Community College.

Financial Aid at Northwest State 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Northwest State Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

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 State Community College

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 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, 97% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

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

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Where is Northwest State Community College Located?

Northwest State Community College is located in the rural setting of Archbold, Ohio, less than an hour from Toledo.

If you want to see Northwest State Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Ohio Turnpike to Archbold, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Toledo Express.

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

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College Info

22-600 State Route 34 Archbold, OH 43502-9542

Campus Setting: Rural

Northwest State Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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

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Northwest State Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Northwest State Community College is like? There are approximately 3,736 students enrolled at Northwest State Community College. 15% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from OH and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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