Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals

Address:  800 George Wallace Blvd
Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
Phone:  General information - (256) 331-5200
Financial aid office - (256) 331-5368
Admissions office - (256) 331-5263
Mission statement:  Northwest-Shoals community College provides vocational, technical academic and lifelong educational opportunities; promotes ecomonic growth; and enhances the quality of life for the people of Northwest Alabama.
Type:  2-year, Public
Carnegie classifiaction:  Associate's
Religious affiliation:  Not applicable
Federal aid:  Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).

Awards Offered

Degrees:  Associate's degree
Certificates:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Special learning
ROTC (Army)
Distance learning opportunities
Weekend/evening college
Credit accepted:  Dual credit Credit for life experiences Advanced placement (AP) credits


Undergrad Academic Year
Detailed Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
Tuition and fees
   Books and supplies$1,150$1,000$1,000
On Campus
   Room and board$1,675$1,675$1,675
Off Campus
   Room and board$4,000$4,000$4,000
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   On Campus$6,605$6,455$6,275
   Off Campus$10,496$10,206$9,920
   Off Campus with Family$6,496$6,206$5,920
   On Campus$8,735$8,585$8,435
   Off Campus$12,626$12,336$12,080
   Off Campus with Family$8,626$8,336$8,080


Total population:  3479
Undergrad population:  3479
Undergrad ages:  33% 25 and over, 67% 24 and under
Campus setting:   Small Suburb
Campus housing:  Yes

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