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Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public institution situated in Senatobia, Mississippi. Senatobia is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

4,191 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,200 Avg In-State Tuition

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Northwest Mississippi Community College Rankings

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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is Northwest Mississippi Community College?

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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/

Can I Afford NWCC?

$3,200 In-State Tuition
14% Take Out Loans
16.7% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time NWCC students paid $145 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $245 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,200 $3,200
Fees $190 $2,590
Books and Supplies $1,850 $1,850
On Campus Room and Board $3,550 $3,550
On Campus Other Expenses $1,915 $1,915

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NWCC, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $3,590 a year. That adds up to $14,360 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NWCC is 16.7%. 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

4,191 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,092 undergraduate students at NWCC, with 4,191 being full-time and 2,901 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 4,191 full-time undergraduates at NWCC, 39% are male and 61% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 36
Black or African American 1,382
Hispanic or Latino 240
White 2,394
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 139

Online Learning at Northwest Mississippi Community College

630 Took All Classes Online
2,856 Took At Least One Class Online
188.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,856 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 5th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of NWCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northwest Mississippi Community College was 188.2%. This is the #236 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NWCC regardless of major.

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
Other Health & Medical Administrative Services #6
Health & Medical Administrative Services #51

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 Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 103 103
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 0 18 69 87
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 14 45 59
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 49 0 0 49
Other Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 11 36 47
Civil Engineering Technology 0 13 28 41
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 9 26 35
Welding Technology/Welder 0 0 34 34
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 31 31
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 1 21 22
Surgical Technology 0 5 15 20
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 14 0 14
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 14 0 14
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 9 0 9
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 7 7
General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science 0 5 0 5
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 3 0 3
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 1 0 0 1
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 50 116 415 581

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.

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