Creating Opportunities for Success...

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!

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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    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...
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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 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 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

Spotlight Events

  • March Gradness

    Wednesday, March 20, 9:00am

    Degree Completion Team presents March Gradness : Apply to Graduate on Wednesday, March 20, at 9am in the Palmetto Center for the Arts - Free Games and Prizes!

    Cap and Gown

Upcoming Events