Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Northwest-Shoals Community College (NWSCC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


As many as 89% of the students at NSCC get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $3,336,876 in a year. One can visit NSCC's financial aid page at https://www.nwscc.edu/about-nw-scc/college-departments/student-services/financial-aid for more information. At NSCC, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 61%. Meanwhile, 84% of the applicants receive the Student Grant and 41% are awarded the Institution Grant, while 61% of the students get the Pell Grant. Furthermore, the average aid for the Federal Grant receivers is $5,303, and the same stands at $489 for State Grant awardees and $1,844 for Institution Grant recipients. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $5,237. The annual family income of the applicants is also considered for determining the total financial assistance that they will be eligible for. In addition to financial grants and scholarship schemes, students can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to pay for their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. At Northwest-Shoals Community College, the percentage of candidates who opt to avail of student loans is around 24%.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for Northwest-Shoals Community College (NWSCC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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