Northwest Florida State College
University Website: www.nwfsc.edu
Apply Online: https://raidernet.nwfsc.edu/FCCSC/student/appintro.jsp
Northwest Florida State College is a state college in Niceville, Florida and part of the Florida College System.
NWFSC was founded in 1963 as Okaloosa-Walton Junior College, with its campus in Valparaiso, Florida; students started class the next year. A permanent campus in Niceville was built and started serving students with the 1969-70 academic year.
The school voted to change its name to Okaloosa-Walton Community College in 1988, and gained four-year status in 2003, thus changing its name to Okaloosa-Walton College.
In June 2008, Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed a bill that allowed several community colleges, including OWC, to offer four year degrees and be considered part of Florida's upper education under the newly formed Florida College Pilot Project making OWC one of the state colleges in Florida. Due to the change, school officials elected to once again change the name this time to Northwest Florida State College.
NWFSC also has a charter high school called the Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College, which opened in 2000.
- Public, Four or more years
- $8,755.00 avg tuition
100 College Blvd
Niceville, FL 32578-1295
Areas of Study:
- Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
- Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
- Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
- Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
- Health Professions And Related Programs
- Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
- Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
- Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
- Public Administration And Social Service Professions
- Visual And Performing Arts
Schools Near Northwest Florida State College
|CHOICE High School and Technical Center||9.5mi|
|Walton Career Development Center||24.7mi|
|Radford M Locklin Technical Center||38.0mi|
|Pensacola School of Massage Therapy & Health Careers||43.0mi|
|Pensacola State College||43.4mi|
|The University of West Florida||44.2mi|
|Florida Institute of Ultrasound Inc||44.4mi|
|George Stone Career Center||49.0mi|
|Gulf Coast State College||50.8mi|
|Jefferson Davis Community College||53.3mi|
|Lurleen B Wallace Community College||54.4mi|
|Gooding Institute of Nurse Anesthesia||54.5mi|
|Tom P Haney Technical Center||54.6mi|