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Northwest by the Numbers

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of Career, Technical, and Allied Health graduates secure employment within their field.


Northwest awarded more High School Equivalency diplomas than any other state agency for the last two years.


degrees and certificates were awarded to NWCC students in 2018-2019.

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Northwest graduates earn up to 3x more money than those who only have a high school diploma.


students in degree and non-degree programs, workforce training, and adult education classes annually.


All academic, college-level classes will transfer to any four-year college or university in Mississippi.


Since 2000, a total of 280 student athletes have gone on to play at four-year schools. 

News & Events


Registration is now open for Fall 2020! If you are a current student, you may register through your myNWCC account! Please select the FALL 2020 term on the Registration option under Scheduling.

Northwest to debut Physical Therapist Assistant program

Following two years of preparation, Northwest Mississippi Community College has announced its creation of the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. The PTA program will be an essential program in Northwest’s School of Health Sciences.

Northwest receives $2.8 million from CARES Act to help students

Northwest Mississippi Community College officials have announced that the college has received approximately $2.8 million in emergency grant funds from the US Department of Education Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). The fund was created as a result of the passage by Congress of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on March 27.  Funds from the grant will be used to provide emergency assistance to students with expenses incurred due to the disruption of campus activities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.