Northwest State Community College is a public two-year college that is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This accreditation allows the College to offer 52 degree and 19 certificate programs in the fields of Arts & Sciences, Allied Health & Public Service, Business Technologies, Engineering Technologies and Nursing.
The college also offers non-credit classes on over 300 subjects. These courses are offered through Custom Training Solutions, a division of Northwest State, and are delivered in face-to-face classes and through the use of distance learning technology.
NSCC service area includes Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Paulding, Van Wert and Williams Counties. The Alternative Engery program is also offered in Lucas County on the Scott Park Campus of The University of Toledo.
The Student Body is made up of 6,771 students with the average age of 28.