ADMISSIONS

Although Northwest has an “open door” admissions policy, there are procedures all students must follow in order to receive a Letter of Admission. The following must be on file in the Office of Admissions and Records before registration:

  • A completed Northwest Application for Admission
  • A copy of ACT or SAT scores (ACT required for Mississippi residents). 
    • The following information is required to enter ACT scores:
      • The ACT scores must be printed (not hand-written)

      • There must be a clear, well-defined test date

      • The student's name must appear on the document

    • The following are acceptable documents from which ACT scores may be entered:
      • Official ACT score report from ACT account
      • Web copy of ACT score report
      • Official or unofficial high school transcript
      • Direct from ACT
    • The following are acceptable delivery methods of ACT scores:
      • The student's name must appear on the document
        • Directly from ACT
        • Hand-delivery
        • Fax
        • US Postal Service
        • Email
  • An official copy of a transcript from an accredited high school that includes a graduation date; OR an official copy of GED/HiSET scores; OR an official copy of all colleges attended; OR military transcript
    • High School Transcripts
      • Mailed directly from high school to Northwest:
        Northwest Mississippi Community College
        Office of Admissions and Records
        Box 7047
        Senatobia, MS 38668
      • Delivered in person to the admissions office in a sealed envelope

      • Electronically delivered via E-Scrip, Parchment, Scribbles, or National Student Clearinghouse
        If an email is needed please use- admissions@northwestms.edu
    • GED/HISET transcripts must be ordered from https://www.diplomasender.com and can be sent electronically to admissions@northwestms.edu
      Note:  Please be sure to send the GED transcript.  GED diplomas are separate documents and do not suffice for admissions.

    • College Transcripts
      • Mailed directly from the college to Northwest
        Northwest Mississippi Community College
        Office of Admissions and Records
        Box 7047
        Senatobia, MS 38668
      • Delivered in person to the admissions office in a sealed envelope
      • Electronically delivered via E-Scrip, Parchment, Scribbles, or National Student Clearinghouse
    • AP scores (Advanced Placement)
      • Mailed directly from College Board to Northwest:
        Northwest Mississippi Community College
        Office of Admissions and Records
        Box 7047
        Senatobia, MS 38668

Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address mkelsay@northwestms.edu . Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.

Safety Statement
The safety and security of students, faculty, and staff is very important to Northwest Mississippi Community College. A copy of the Annual Security Report, published annually by the Campus Police Department, details Northwest policies and procedures regarding campus safety. A copy of the report, which contains the annual crime statistics report, is available online in the current Northwest Bulletin (www.northwestms.edu/bulletin) or on the Northwest website here: https://northwestmsedu.finalsite.com/police-and-public-safety  and in printed form upon request from the Campus Police Office (662-562-3314). The Annual Security Report is published in compliance with all applicable federal laws regarding campus safety and security.