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Why Northwest Mississippi Community College?


Our fully accredited programs lead to certificates and associate degrees to set you up for the next level. Your credits will transfer to any of Mississippi's public four-year colleges or universities when you complete your Associate of Arts. Feel confident—a Northwest degree has tremendous worth out in the world.


Get on the fastest track to a rewarding career. Complete an Associate of Arts or Applied Science degree in two years, or a Career Certificate in as little as eight weeks. Fully-online degree programs are available, or you can attend one of our three area campuses located in Senatobia, Southaven, and Oxford.


With financial aid options, scholarship opportunities, an exceptional work-study program, and one of the lowest cost plans in the region, a Northwest degree program is a perfect example of how you can get ahead without digging yourself into a financial hole. Our admissions staff is excited to help you find all of the financial aid opportunities that are right for you.

About Northwest Mississippi Community College

Northwest has been helping students in its eleven-county district—and beyond—become successful university transfers and career-ready graduates since 1928, and we’re ready to help you, too. To meet the diverse educational needs of our students, Northwest offers two distinct tracks:

Academic Pathways: where transfers gain specific pre-requisites needed to prepare for their choice of four-year degrees at any of Mississippi’s colleges or universities.

Career & Technical Programs: more than 30 individual programs designed to teach specialized skills for a wide variety of jobs in the workforce.

eLearning: With 15 fully online degree programs and hundreds of courses offered online in Academic Pathways and Career and Technical Programs, eLearning offers the flexibility busy students need. Nationally ranked among the Top 40 Best Online Colleges for 2017, you can expect a first-class learning experience from the comfort of home.

Whether it’s on campus or through eLearning, students can expect a customized, worthwhile opportunity by enrolling at Northwest Mississippi Community College.