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Northwest by the Numbers

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97%

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

#1

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

1800+

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

3 X

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

18,000

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

ALL

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

280

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

News & Events

Career-tech programs essential to economy

Career and technical education (CTE) is not only vital to closing the skills gap seen on a major scale by many of the country’s top employers, it has become more apparent than ever just how “essential” the many essential workers who are products of this education are as the nation has grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community college a smart choice for fall

Community colleges allow young students to stay close to home and ease into their newfound  independence while still providing students with a quality education. Additionally, studies have shown that students who go to community colleges typically take out fewer loans and perform as well or better than those who begin their education at a university.