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Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public institution located in Senatobia, Mississippi. Senatobia is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

Where Is Northwest Mississippi Community College?


Contact details for NWCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, MS 38668-1714
Phone: 662-562-3200

How Do I Get Into NWCC?

You can apply to NWCC online at:

Since Northwest Mississippi Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Northwest Mississippi Community College?

11% Take Out Loans
6.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At NWCC, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $3,894 a year. That adds up to $15,576 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NWCC is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Northwest Mississippi Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,045 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,841 undergraduate students at NWCC, with 4,045 being full-time and 2,796 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 4,045 full-time undergraduates at NWCC, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northwest Mississippi Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 1,425
Hispanic or Latino 220
White 2,237
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 129

Online Learning at Northwest Mississippi Community College

717 Took All Classes Online
2,598 Took At Least One Class Online
188.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,598 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at NWCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of NWCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northwest Mississippi Community College was 188.2%. This is the #148 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NWCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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