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Northwest Vista is an above-average public college located in San Antonio, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,195 undergraduate students. The Northwest Vista acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 58% of students, Northwest Vista alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,100.
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Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
3535 N. Ellison Drive
San Antonio, TX 78251
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$7,373/ year
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,470/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,209/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,197/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,366/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,002/ year
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of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.152 responses
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.144 responses
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.145 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,100/ year
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I really like NVC as far as the classes and professors. They need work on being able to speak with an advisor, their calendars are always full and that’s unacceptable when your trying to register for classes. Sometimes finding a class is difficult. Hire more staff!
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My overall experience at Northwest Vista was great! I spent an entire year of college here and made straight A's the entire time. The professors truly care about you and do everything in their power to make the information being taught to you as clear as possible. The library is a great place to study at, or even if you just need something printed out. I used their printers almost every day it is only 5 cents a copy. There are several tutoring services available and writing centers for any help needed with essays. I truly enjoyed going to this college, and learned so much while I was here!
I moved out of state to go to college and decided to start my education with Northwest Vista. One of the things I love about the college is the small classrooms and amazing professors. Also, with me working full-time, the night classes are extremely helpful! The staff does a wonderful job getting me ready for each semester and I appreciate how clean they keep the college, inside and out! I have saved so much money by attending Vista and getting my basics done versus at a University. I highly recommend Alamo Colleges!