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Northwest Vista College: Ranked #1 in Texas and #6 in the Nation by Niche; Ranked #2 in Texas by; Ranked #4 in the Nation for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook... What an exciting place to learn!

A Great Place to Learn

NVC began offering classes in the fall of 1995 as one of the newest additions to the Alamo Colleges District. As of 2016, there are over 18,000 students taking courses at NVC and several off-site locations in a traditional daytime classroom setting as well as evening, Internet, hybrid and weekend courses. Most of the classes offered lead to a two-year associate degree or one-year certificate option.

News and Success

At NVC, something wonderful is happening every day. Students achieve their dreams or discover their calling. Our graduates are making a difference through service and leadership. They leave NVC and transform our community in ways both large and small; in ways that fuel our communities and touch thousands of lives. 

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    Your Alamo Colleges District ID is Your VIA U-Pass

    Alamo Colleges District has partnered with VIA to offer the new U-Pass to all students, faculty and staff. For the Spring 2019 semester, just show your Student ID to the bus operator when boarding.
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    Help for Brightwood College Students

    If you are a former Brightwood College student looking for your next step, we are here to help. The Alamo Colleges would like to help you continue your path to a college degree or certificate.
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    Alamo Colleges wins Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

    On November 15, 2018, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross named the Alamo Colleges District a 2018 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
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    NVC Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grant for Community Math Project

    Major grant aims to narrow achievement gap in math for underserved students
    NVC Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grant for Community Math Project
  • Number 1 in Texas and 6 in the Nation

    Leading Ranking Platform Rates Local College

    Leading Ranking Platform Rates Local College
    Leading Ranking Platform Rates Local College
  • Best Colleges 2018

    One of the Best Colleges

    Northwest Vista College was recently ranked No. 2 among the top 20 community colleges for 2018 in Texas by
    One of the Best Colleges
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    NVC's Top Pharmacy Program

    NVC’s Pharmacy Program Stands Out Above the Rest
    NVC's Top Pharmacy Program
  • Top Community College for Hispanic Students

    Top College for Hispanic Students

    Northwest Vista College was #4 on the list of "Top 25 Community Colleges for Hispanics" in The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine.
    Top College for Hispanic Students
  • Alumni Spotlight - Andrea

    Alumni Spotlight: Andrea

    Andrea graduated from NVC in 2010 with dual associate’s degrees in Biology and Teaching. While at NVC, Andrea volunteered as a student ambassador and served as president of the NSLS on campus...
    Alumni Spotlight: Andrea Parker
  • Alumni Spotlight - Jesse

    Alumni Spotlight: Jesse

    As a single father, Jesse Salazar found his passion and career choice by attending Northwest Vista College. He received an associate degree in New Media Communications as well as a Marketable Skills Award. CLICK BELOW...
    Alumni Spotlight: Jesse Salazar
  • Alumni Spotlight - Angelica

    Alumni Spotlight: Angelica

    As a busy single mom of a teenage daughter, Angelica Esparza hasn’t pushed her educational goals to the side. After receiving her associate of arts degree from NVC in 2010, her new objective is... CLICK BELOW...
    Alumni Spotlight: Angelica Esparza
  • Alumni Spotlight - Andrew

    Alumni Spotlight: Andrew

    Obtaining a college education can seem like a long and expensive journey to many high school students. The path, however, can be expedited for those who enroll in the Dual Credit program at Northwest Vista College. CLICK BELOW...
    Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Rico
  • Alumni Spotlight - Katelyn

    Alumni Spotlight: Katelyn

    Katelyn is a 2012 Northwest Vista College alumni and a current Communications major at UTSA. She graduated from NVC with a degree in New Media Communications. CLICK BELOW...
    Alumni Spotlight: Katelyn Carroll
  • Alumni Spotlight - Orlando

    Alumni Spotlight: Orlando

    In a matter of seven years, Orlando Castaneda advanced his future with different degrees to pepper his resume. He first received an associate degree in New Media Communications at NVC in 2006... CLICK BELOW...
    Alumni Spotlight: Orlando Castaneda

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