Public 2 Year

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, Texas

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Northwest Vista College overview
Location San Antonio, Texas
Online alamo.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Northwest Vista College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Northwest Vista College is a public community college located in San Antonio, Texas, established in 1995 as one of the Alamo Colleges District institutions. Set on a scenic 137-acre campus in the rapidly growing western region of San Antonio, Northwest Vista College offers a diverse range of associate degree programs, with notable strengths in Business Administration, Information Technology, and the Liberal Arts. While primarily serving as a commuter campus with the majority of students residing off-site, the college provides a dynamic learning environment with a commitment to empowering students through a personalized academic experience. Admissions at Northwest Vista College operate on an open enrollment policy, significantly reducing barriers for those seeking higher education access. The college does not feature residential housing or exhibit a robust athletic program, allowing students to focus extensively on academic and professional development within a supportive campus infrastructure.

Northwest Vista College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,481 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 13,741 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $6,450 plus fees of $292.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Northwest Vista College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$500
Other Fees$292
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,434
Other Expenses Budget$4,848
Total One Year Cost$18,044

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Northwest Vista College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$500
Other Fees$292
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,434
Budget for Other Expenses$4,848
Total One Year Cost$21,524

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northwest Vista College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 48%
Computer and Information Sciences 19%
Business 11%
Health Professions 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%

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