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?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NWCC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 62% of the faculty were full-time.
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.
|#67||Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#94||Most Popular Online 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.
Where Is Northwest Mississippi Community College?
Contact details for NWCC are given below.
|Address:||4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, MS 38668-1714|
How Do I Get Into NWCC?
You can apply to NWCC online at: www.northwestms.edu/index.php/?page_id=14655
Can I Afford Northwest Mississippi Community College?
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
Of the 4,652 full-time undergraduates at NWCC, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northwest Mississippi Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,499|
|Hispanic or Latino||175|
Online Learning at Northwest Mississippi Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NWCC has changed over the last few years.
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|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#25|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#25|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#28|
|Business Administration & Management||#54|
|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.
*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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