Northwest Florida State College 1

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100 College Boulevard

Niceville, FL 32578

Phone: (850) 678-5111
2012-2013 Tuition
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Northwest Florida State College is a public institution that was founded in 1963. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 264 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $3,004 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,376 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Northwest Florida State College improves lives. As an open door institution, the college is committed to providing access to a quality education and offers diplomas, certificates, and associate degrees; five baccalaureate programs in project management, nursing, and teacher education are also available. Students pursuing an associate's degree earn a general A.A. degree, or a specific, technically focused A.S. or A.A.S degree. NWFSC's strong technical education program is updated regularly to respond to workforce needs and opportunities. Students are placed using Florida's placement test, but ACT and SAT scores are also accepted. Testifying to the quality of education offered at NWFSC, lower division students transferring to the region's university outperform that institution's native students in terms of GPA. Flexible scheduling and distance learning options accommodate working students and those with family responsibilities. The college's facilities are exceptional, with the library, arts complex, and science building constructed to university standards, and wireless Internet connectivity throughout all buildings. Cultural events and athletic teams are highly rated. NWFSC is in the Florida Panhandle, with seven locations, and serves primarily students from both Okaloosa and Walton counties. NWFSC's Collegiate High School is open to 10th-12th graders, and it has been an A+ school since its inception.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1963
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Setting suburban
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Campus Info & Services

Northwest Florida State College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, and placement service. Northwest Florida State College also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Northwest Florida State College.

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In-state tuition and fees $3,004 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $11,376 (2012-13)
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