Northwest Vista College Overview
Located in San Antonio, Texas, Northwest Vista College is a public institution. The location of Northwest Vista College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Northwest Vista College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Northwest Vista College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 37% of the faculty were full-time.
Northwest Vista College Rankings
Out of the 159 colleges in Texas, Northwest Vista College is ranked at #28.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Northwest Vista College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#100||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northwest Vista College.
Where Is Northwest Vista College?
Contact details for Northwest Vista College are given below.
|Address:||3535 N. Ellison Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251|
How Do I Get Into Northwest Vista College?
You can apply to Northwest Vista College online at: www.applytexas.org
Can I Afford Northwest Vista College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Northwest Vista College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $4,497 a year. That adds up to $17,988 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Northwest Vista College is 10.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Northwest Vista College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,929 full-time undergraduates at Northwest Vista College, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northwest Vista College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||203|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,622|
Over 19 countries are represented at Northwest Vista College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Vietnam, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Northwest Vista College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Northwest Vista College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 33rd most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Northwest Vista College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northwest Vista College was 6.2%. This is the #1,590 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northwest Vista College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Northwest Vista College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||57%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||57%|
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 Vista 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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