Northwest Florida State College Admission Requirements

Northwest Florida State College Admission Requirements

Northwest Florida State College’s student body comprises a variety of people of all ages and from all walks of life. They include high school graduates going directly to college, those in the military, retired persons reorienting their lives, and people who are changing careers or returning to the workforce.

The college strives to provide students with a balance of liberal arts, technical training, and adult studies. A goal of the college is for district residents, who could benefit from the program services or activities offered by NWF, to be admitted without regard to age, race, color, sex, ethnicity, handicap, marital status, national origin, religion, or disability.

Additional Information

NWF State College fees are designed to make college affordable for most students. The college offers a variety of financial aid assistance for students. Detailed information is available on the college’s web site at


NWF State College offers 500 scholarships per year through our foundation.  Most of these are renewable for a second year and average $1000 per award.  The College also offers institutional scholarships for students interested  in Debate, Brain Bowl, and our Student Ambassador program to name just a few.  For a complete list of scholarship opportunities, visit the scholarship page at

Admissions Policy

Northwest Florida State College follows an Open Admissions policy. Test scores and/or GPA are not factors in the admissions decision. A high school diploma or GED certificate is required.

Additional Information

Northwest Florida State College is open to all – 100% of students who apply are admitted. There is no admission fee at NWF State College, either. Students are encouraged to go online at to obtain more information, access forms and visit a step-by-step guide for admissions to the college. Residency and transcripts must be verified for admissions.

Additional Deadlines Information

Northwest Florida State College is an open-door institution. Certain admission criteria and deadlines must be met for selective admissions programs such as Nursing, Dental, Welding, EMS, and Radiography. Students should visit the NWF State College website at for specific program admission deadlines and requirements.