Northwest College

Transfer Student

Applying to Northwest College is free and nonbinding, so it can be your first step in connecting with NWC.

Step 1: Apply to NWC

It's quick and easy to do online. Complete your application and send in your transcripts (Step 2) as soon as possible to get things started.

Step 2: Submit Your Transcripts

  • Send us your college transcripts
  • If you have completed fewer than 15 college credits, also send us your high school transcript, GED scores, or homeschool transcript.
  • After submitting your transcripts, you may also be asked to provide your ACT, SAT or COMPASS test results.

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Step 3: Activate Your College Account

Activating your college account allows you to access the Northwest College scholarship application and check your admission status.  Your college account will become extremely valuable once you enroll in classes and begin your semester.  Here are just a few resources your college account can offer:

  • Check grades
  • Plan your coursework
  • Take an online course
  • Check your balance and financial aid
  • NWC email account
  • and much more!

Once you have applied to NWC we will email and send you a letter with directions on how to activate.  If you have your NWC I.D. number are ready to activate, please click the link on the right.

Step 4: Submit these documents

  1. Student Health Form
  2. MMR Vaccination Record —This may already be on your high school transcript (ask your guidance counselor) or get it from your doctor.

The Student Health Form will be mailed to you in your application packet. Be sure to fill them out and return them. 

Step 5: Get Help Paying for College

There are lots of ways to pay for college — student jobs, loans, grants, scholarships and military benefits. Learn about them early and pay attention to deadlines.

Step 6: Apply for Campus Housing

With few exceptions, first-year students must live on campus. You're more likely to get your first hall choice by applying early.

Step 7: Sign up for Classes

Two ways to get enrolled:

  • New Student Orientation events—see link at right
  • By appointment in person or via telephone—see link at right or call 307-754-6101

Applying to Northwest College does not guarantee admission to the Nursing program, the Equine programs or our Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) programs. These programs have limited enrollment and a separate application process.

Those separate applications can be found here:

  1. Nursing & Allied Health
  2. Equine Studies
  3. Bachelors of Applied Science


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