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

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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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    2019 Commencement on May 13 at 7pm

    Students who complete their degree requirements in Fall 2018, Spring 2019 or Summer 2019 (lacking only 8 credit hours or less) must meet with their assigned academic advisor by the deadline...
    Learn more about our commencement
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    Attending Commencement? Walking the Stage?

    If you're walking the stage this May, watch your ACES email for GRADFEST! Get information about when and where to pick up your cap and gown and more about graduation and the commencement ceremony...
    Go to ACES now...
  • Update Address

    Update Your Home Address Before June

    NVC Graduates! If you changed your address after meeting with your advisor regarding graduation, send your new address to NVC-Graduation@alamo.edu. The deadline for Spring is June 1.
    Go to ACES now...
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    New Vice President for Academic Success Dr. Daniel Powell

    On March 19, 2019, the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees approved Dr. Daniel T. Powell for the position of Vice President for Academic Success (VPAS) at Alamo Colleges - Northwest Vista College (NVC)...
    Read Full Press Release...
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    Check Your ACES Email!

    Your advisor sends you messages regularly in your ACES email so check it often! The deadline to apply for graduation is coming up on March 20th so make sure to talk to your advisor!
    Go to ACES now...
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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 2019

    One of the Best Colleges

    Northwest Vista College was recently ranked among the top community colleges for 2019 in Texas by BestColleges.com.
    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

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  • Register for Fall Classes

    Monday, April 15

    Now registering for Fall classes! Students with 46+ hours can register April 15-16, 31+ April 17-21, 9+ April 23-23. Registration opens for all students on Monday, April 24.

    Fall Registration

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