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The Admission Process

Northwest Community College is prepared to admit individuals with any level of educational qualification. In some instances, students must meet individual course or program prerequisites. Students may enroll in those courses for which they meet the prerequisites while working to complete prerequisites of other courses in their program.

Students are admitted on a "first come, first qualified, first admitted" basis. College admission procedures ensure equal opportunity of access to programs for students who have the academic qualifications required by the program and are able to begin studies when space is available.

General Admission Requirements

There are 3 steps to becoming a student at NWCC:

1. Applying for Admission

You need to apply for admission to your program of choice and supply the required documentation necessary for admission. Application forms can be found under Application for Admission

2. Registration in Courses

Once you are admitted to the College and receive notification from us that you have been accepted, you need to enroll in the courses you want, following the instructions regarding registration dates contained in the letter we send. You are able to register online for many programs. Registration options will be explained to you when you receive your acceptance letter.

3. Payment of Fees

Your registration is complete once full payment of fees has been received by NWCC.

Obtaining a Refund

Refunds are calculated based on the classification of the program. See the refund section for complete details.