Northwest Vista College (NVC)

San Antonio, TX

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Northwest Vista College

Northwest Vista College

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Associates
American History (United States)
Art/Art Studies
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literatures
General Music
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Theory and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition


Major Certificate Program Associates
Business Administration and Management

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Associates
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Design & Visual Communications
Film/Video & Cinematography
Graphic Communications
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Web Page, Digital Multimedia, Information Resources, and Graphic Design


Major Certificate Program Associates
Early Childhood Education
Teacher Assistant/Aide


Major Certificate Program Associates
Engineering Mechanics

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Associates
Health and Physical Education

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Associates
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Associates
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Associates

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Associates
Political Science and Government

Social Work

Major Certificate Program Associates
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Associates
Biotechnology Lab Technician
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician


Major Certificate Program Associates
Computer Programming/Programmer
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)

NVC Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Northwest Vista College 4 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Academics Rating

here we do not have many classes but it offers the basics. the classes seat at least 30 people and they are 1hr 15 min long. the work load is not very much, could be a little more to keep the students more focused, and so they do not get in a groove of procrastination.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Academics Rating

NVC Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Retention Rate 65%
Carnegie Class Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus

Specialty Study Options

  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Humanities
  • Technology
  • Vocational Arts

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 55
  • Latino: 32
  • African American: 6
  • Asian: 4
  • Unknown and Other: 3
Caucasian 55
Latino 32
African American 6
Asian 4
Unknown and Other 3

Faculty at Northwest Vista College

Total Faculty 888
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 22
Full-Time Professors 350
Male Faculty 435
Part-Time Professors 886
Women Faculty 453

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