Is NWC a Good School for the Money?
Northwestern College Value Report
College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a NWC degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the NWC annual value report below.
Within Iowa, NWC Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.
Northwestern College is ranked #12 out of #31 in Iowa for quality and #6 out of #30 for Iowa value.
This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.
Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the NWC financial aid page to be sure.
Very Good Value Nationwide
Northwestern College is ranked #48 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
The quality education Northwestern College provides combined with keeping costs low makes this school underpriced and a great value. That's why NWC earned their #48 ranking on the Best Colleges for the Money Ranking.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|University of Minnesota - Morris||$68,959||A+|
|Florida Southern College||$130,188||A-|
|University of Idaho||$143,576||B|
|University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus||$182,145||D-|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $104,757 for a NWC Degree
The average NWC student's degree will cost an estimated $104,757. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $25,365 and a typical 4.13 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$25,365|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.13|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$104,757|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average NWC student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your NWC degree may cost less than average.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how NWC value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$189,567||#342||B+|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$103,027||#101||A|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$189,567||#5||A-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$103,027||#7||B+|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Iowa.
About 100% of NWC students receive financial aid. Get more details on what NWC financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average NWC cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
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