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Northwest College – Powell

Also known as Northwest Community College

231 W 6th St, Powell, WY

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Northwest College, located in Powell Wyoming, is a community college that highlights a large variety of 2-year programs that either lead to matriculation into a four-year degree program or provide students with the ability to apply their skills to a specific discipline soon after they graduate. Located at 231 W. 6th Street, the college lies in a town and area that was once home to the Crow, Shoshone and Blackfoot tribes. Just 75 miles east of Yellowstone, the city was designated as an All-America City in 1994.

Popular areas of study include the liberal arts and sciences as well as courses that lead to a general studies and humanities degree. The subject of agriculture also holds a strong appeal for a large part of the student population, many of whom reside in the surrounding ranch and agricultural area. The school features associates degree programs in agricultural teacher education and crop production and certificate and two-year degree programs in agricultural production and operations. Other areas of study include accounting, CAD/CADD drafting, and animal sciences.

In addition, the school’s curriculum includes independent study options, double major courses of study, cooperative education, and internships. The ratio of women and men is 59% and 41% respectively. Most students attend full-time at the Wyoming school. The closest major city is Billings and the nearest airport is located in Cody. Tuition is mid-range, between $2,000 and $6,000 for the school year. For further information, you can contact the school toll-free at 800-560-4692.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $2,000-$2,400
    • Out-of-State: $6,000-$7,171
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $83-$100 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $250-$300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$6,366
Receiving Student Loans28%$4,476
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Northwest College – Powell may offer services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Northwest College – Powell against community colleges in Wyoming.

 Northwest Community CollegePark CountyWyoming
Graduation Rate26.1%-30.9%
Transfer-out Rate21.0%-19.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation (since 2014)
  • Music Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1996)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1993)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Northwest College – Powell by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
93%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,799