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Northwest Mississippi Community College Overview

Located in Senatobia, Mississippi, Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public institution. Senatobia is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Northwest Mississippi Community College Known For?

1,830 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NWCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 62% of the faculty were full-time.

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Northwest Mississippi Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

NWCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#67 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#132 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#243 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NWCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#18 Best Value Business Support & Assistant Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Value Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#101 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#116 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Northwest Mississippi Community College?

Location of Northwest Mississippi Community College

Contact details for NWCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, MS 38668-1714
Phone: 662-562-3200
Website: www.northwestms.edu

How Do I Get Into NWCC?

You can apply to NWCC online at: www.northwestms.edu/index.php/?page_id=14655

Northwest Mississippi Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Northwest Mississippi Community College?

15% Take Out Loans
19.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At NWCC, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $3,282 a year. That adds up to $13,128 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NWCC is 19.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Northwest Mississippi Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,534 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,537 undergraduate students at NWCC, with 4,534 being full-time and 3,003 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  NWCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,534 full-time undergraduates at NWCC, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NWCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northwest Mississippi Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NWCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 33
Black or African American 1,515
Hispanic or Latino 201
White 2,574
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 211

Online Learning at Northwest Mississippi Community College

749 Took All Classes Online
2,450 Took At Least One Class Online
199.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,450 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at NWCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of NWCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northwest Mississippi Community College was 199.9%. This is the #248 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NWCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NWCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 7%
Business, Management & Marketing 12%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NWCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NWCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Support & Assistant Services #4
Marketing #9
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #25
Liberal Arts General Studies #25
Health & Medical Administrative Services #28
Business Administration & Management #54
Health Professions #66
Business, Management & Marketing #72

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northwest Mississippi Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 841 0 841
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 81 0 97 178
Nursing 0 113 0 113
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 30 64 94
Precision Metal Working 0 8 65 73
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 8 18 34 60
Business Administration & Management 0 11 34 45
Allied Health Professions 1 29 12 42
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 12 30 42
Human Development & Family Studies 0 13 26 39
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 10 28 38
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 14 23 37
Cosmetology 0 0 36 36
Legal Support Services 0 12 19 31
Civil Engineering Technology 0 8 18 26
Ground Transportation 21 0 0 21
Design & Applied Arts 0 6 12 18
Agricultural Mechanization 0 17 0 17
Marketing 0 4 9 13
Hospitality Management 0 4 8 12
Other Precision Production 6 1 5 12
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 2 9 11
Computer Programming 0 4 6 10
Computer Systems Networking 0 3 6 9
Agricultural Production 0 2 5 7
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 5 0 5
TOTAL 117 1,167 546 1,830

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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