Financial aid - Obtain low-interest loans, get a work-study job, or receive grants you don’t have to pay back.
Scholarships - Over $500,000 in scholarships is awarded to new and current students every year!
Promise Scholarship - If you’re a qualified high school senior, you could be eligible for Promise, a program that helps pay for tuition and books.
People Who Will Help You
Paying for college can be stressful and confusing! But you can do this. We’re here to help.
- Staff in Student Financial Services can answer your questions about financial aid and help you figure out the best way to pay for college.
- Our financial coach can meet with you one-on-one and assist you in taking control of your finances. Services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL for students.
More Funding Sources and Ways to Save
The learning you have gained from previous classes or life experience may eliminate the need for certain classes, which can save you time and tuition.
Apprenticeship is an earn-while-you-learn program in which employers pay students to work and learn a trade.
Work with our Veterans Services Staff to learn how to take advantage of state and federal tuition assistance programs.
Connect With Your Employer
Many companies will pay for part of their employees’ education. Contact your employer for details.
Compare the Cost
NWTC: $149 per credit (in-state tuition)
4-Year Public University: $328 per credit (in-state tuition)
For-Profit College or University: $435 per credit
Private College or University: $1589 per credit
Tuition and minimum fees for 2018-2019 academic year; in-state tuition for NWTC and four-year public university. NWTC per-credit cost is based on lecture courses only.