Earning an associate degree at Northwest State is a step in the right direction for many graduating seniors. Attending Northwest State for the first two years of your college education has many benefits, including:

Presidential & Honors Scholarship
It is no secret that tuition costs at a two-year community college are much lower than that of a four-year college or university. But did you know that with the Presidential Scholarship at Northwest State, your first two years of college are tuition-free? Download the scholarship brochure to find out how you can qualify for this or the half-tuition Honors Scholarship.  Applications are due April 1, so download the scholarship application today. Questions? Contact the admissions office at 419.267.1320 or email admissions@NorthwestState.edu.

Explore Your Strengths
Not sure yet what you want to be when you grow up? No problem! At Northwest State, you can explore your strengths and interests without going into debt. Take a few introductory classes and give yourself a chance to find a career that you love. When you decide what major suits you, you can go on and earn an associate degree or transfer your credits to a four-year college or university to complete your bachelor’s degree.

Learn from the experts
At NSCC, our instructors not only know what they are teaching, they do it for a living. Many of our instructors have real world experience in the industry that they are teaching. This allows students to learn from an expert in their field of study.

Add to Your Resume
From honors programs, like Phi Theta Kappa, to student clubs and organizations, like the Student Body Organization, Northwest State gives you the opportunity to network with local business and community leaders and add a few credentials to your resume.