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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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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.

  • Wintermester

    Wintermester 2019 - Earn Credit for a Full Semester During the Holiday!

    Wintermester Classes Begin on Dec. 19, 2019 and End on Jan. 3, 2020. Registration Begins Nov. 11 for Current Students with 46+ Credit Hours, Nov. 13 for 31+ hrs, Nov. 15 for 9+, and Nov. 18 for All Students...
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  • Check Your Email

    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!
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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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    AlamoExperience

    It’s now easier to sign in for college events! Our Event Pass is now available in AlamoExperience (formerly known as AlamoSync). Your participation in events across the campus will be documented on your NVC Experience Transcript.
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    Food Pantry Now Open in HH-115

    The NVC Food Pantry in Huisache Hall HH-115 provides access to quality food as a commitment to overall student advocacy. Learn how to get help, donate, and volunteer at our web page.
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    Educator of the Year Legacy Award

    NVC President Dr. Ric Neal Baser is being recognized with the Educator of the Year Legacy Award from the West San Antonio Chamber and is accepting on behalf of the college.
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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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  • 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
  • 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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