Northwest Florida State College

Category: Small public | State: FL

About Northwest Florida State College

Northwest Florida State College is located in the Western Panhandle of Florida close to Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field, and Duke Field. The college has been designated a Purple Heart college and offers a variety of specialized services and programs including a new bachelor's degree in Military Leadership. NWF has an annual enrollment of approximately 7,962 students reaching across six campuses and centers. Students benefit from convenient access to academic opportunities with day, evening, weekend, mini-term, and online options each semester. NWF classes average 17 students, and free tutoring/academic services are available.

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Why you should attend?

NWF State College is located near Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field, and Duke Field. With six locations throughout its two-county service area, physical and distance learning options are conveniently located for service members and families. Eligible active-duty members may receive TA while attending NWF and because Florida waives fees for TA students, our tuition is among the lowest in Florida, student's education dollars go farther. With AARTS and CCAF transcripts, students can receive credit toward their degree at NWF State. The college also offers a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Management and Supervision with four different specializations- including Military Leadership.


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A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $2,486 $9,425 N/A N/A
Fees $637 $2,515 N/A N/A
Room $8,930 $8,930 N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $1,440 $1,440 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $4,376 $7,376 N/A N/A
Totals $17,869 $29,686 N/A N/A