Northwest Indian College: Review & Facts

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Northwest Indian College is a very small four-year, public school with 645 students enrolled. This college was established in 1979 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Bellingham, Washington.

Northwest Indian College is also a Tribal School and a member of American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are available at Northwest Indian College.

Northwest Indian College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Natural Resources and Environment, and Ethnic and Cultural Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
41%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Northwest Indian College student retention rate is very low at 41% (way below Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northwest Indian College is very low: 21%.

Student to faculty ratio at Northwest Indian College is good: 10:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,500
Low
Average tuition costs are very low - $4,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Northwest Indian College (not included in tuition costs) are around $400; which makes it a total of $4,500 a year.

Read the details about Northwest Indian College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Northwest Indian College is $10.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Northwest Indian College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (360) 676-2772 or check Northwest Indian College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,700
Low
Northwest Indian College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwest Indian College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Northwest Indian College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- nearly $2,700 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Northwest Indian College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwest Indian College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest Indian College, 2522 Kwina Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226-9217, USA
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