Understanding Tuition & Fees
Understanding tuition and fees related to going to NWC allows you to plan economically for 4-6 years. Look at the data following to understand how NWC's price compares to other colleges and if you need to plan for a rise in tuition.
NWC Tuition & Fees Compared to Other Schools
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, check out the table below to find out how NWC compares to other colleges.
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How Much Does NWC Charge for Tuition?
Full-time students at Northwestern College paid $30,200 in fees and tuition in the 2017 - 2018 school year, prior to corrections for financial aid. $30,000 was the cost of tuition. $200 was the price of fees. Find out more about the net price.
Unlike state schools, NWC doesn't offer discounted tuition to in-state students.
The tuition and fee costs cited on this page don't include room and board, which can increase your expenses. Then again, most students end up paying under maximum tuition because they get financial aid along with other reductions.
The subsequent table shows the expenses described above for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
For more information, visit NWC Cost Per Credit Hour.
Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection
There continues to be an increase of 3.9% in Northwestern College fees and tuition for out-of-state students in the past five years. Tuition increased by 3.9% and fees increased by 0.0%. This school year, undergraduates can expect to pay $31,381 if the growth keeps up.
Due to price growth, the total expense of a four-year degree would be $133,079, and the total price of a two-year degree would be $63,989, not including added expenses for books, transportation, and room and board.
View estimated potential tuition and fees for NWC students in the following chart.
Because of the cost of living along with other variables, the cost of college tends to increase each year. For this reason your last year of school may very well be much more expensive than your first year.
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