|Setting:||Small Town Setting|
|Size:||Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
|Parking Permit Required:||Yes|
Northwest-Shoals Community College in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is committed to educating students at all stages of their academic career. Programs include traditional and non-traditional majors and courses for adults and second-language learners.
Students may train for healthcare, technical and business careers, like:
- Dental Assisting
- Occupational Therapy Assisting
- Electrical Technology
- Criminal Justice
Academics for the transfer student include associate’s degrees in:
- Liberal Arts
One of the most distinctive programs available at Northwest-Shoals is the Outdoor Leadership program. This program is for those who wish to secure careers that will allow them to work in the outdoors. Students in the Outdoor Leadership program, often get a second degree in such healthcare fields as paramedic technology and nursing.
Northwest-Shoals Community College also offers ESL classes for second-language learners, at all levels of their English language study. Other adult education offerings include GED-prep classes.
High school students may also enroll in the dual degree program, which awards them high school and college credit for classes taken.
Northwest-Shoals Community College’s college life activities include religious, special interest, performing arts and professional clubs and organizations.
They also offer student support services, like TRIO, a program specifically for low-income and first-generation college students.
Northwest-Shoals Community College offers many financial aid programs including federal grants and federal work-study awards. They also award academic, performing arts, leadership and other types of scholarships. State tuition assistance and veterans benefits are available too.
In addition to completing an admissions application, applicants who scored below 20 on the ACT must take the Compass placement exam.
100% of students gave Northwest - Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals 4 stars overall.
I liked the atmosphere among the students and the faculty. I believe that students can make an easy transition from high school to college in this setting.
Northwest - Shoals Community College, Muscle Shoals
800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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- Latino: 3%
- African American: 12%
- Caucasian: 84%
- American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
- Unknown and Other: 1%
|American Indian or Alaska native||1%|
|Unknown and Other||1%|
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