Northwest-Shoals CC is a public college located in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,436 undergraduate students. The Northwest-Shoals CC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Welding, and Nursing. Graduating 19% of students, Northwest-Shoals CC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,000.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.20 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.16 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.16 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities340 Graduates
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic)61 Graduates
Medical Assistant46 Graduates
Cosmetology Instruction and Salon Management40 Graduates
HVAC and Refrigeration Engineering Technician32 Graduates
Automotive Mechanics26 Graduates
Business Support Services23 Graduates
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician17 Graduates
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Northwest-Shoals Community College Reviews
The program I am is is great. It is fully accredited, which is important! Very fulfilling courses. The instructors have been incredibly helpful along the way. The campus is beautiful - very neat, clean, and safe. I love my college.
Northwest Shoals is a great two year college. I highly recommend high school graduates to consider NWSCC. Starting out at a community college may really help one get the college feel. Also, for those who are struggling to figure out their major, NWS is great to help you decide. If you are much older than a high school graduate and want to go back to college/never been to college, you will feel right at home at NWS. They make sure to show you every option. The staff is outstanding. They make sure you know where to go, what is coming up, and always are there for one-on-one time. The only change I would like to see at NWS is bringing back their athletics. That would attract more students by playing a sport there and by giving them something to do.
Northwest Shoals Community College was a great school to start at, all the professors are easy to work with and the cost to attend is very reasonable compared to most universities. The only thing I would like to see change is the availability of classes, there are a lot of things that are not offered at night.