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Admissions & Aid

Thank you for considering Northwest Vista College! Whether you are new to college, a transfer student, or looking to gain valuable career skills, we are here to help you achieve your goals.

Northwest Vista College has an open door admissions policy, which means there are no entrance exam scores, minimum GPA, or class rankings required. The only requirement is completion of a high school diploma or GED.

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COVID-19 Message

   Northwest Vista College is providing remote services to students. The buildings are currently closed but we continue to serve you remotely throughout the college.   

Please contact us at nvc-admissions@alamo.edu or through our online admissions chat. Online chat services are available

Monday-Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm

Thursday 8:30am - 6:30pm

Friday 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Every First Saturday of the Month 9:30am - 12:30pm

We are currently experiencing longer than usual wait times. As you wait in the lobby be sure to have your Student ID available, and you will be brought in as soon as our onboarding team member is available. Thank you

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Admissions and Enrollment Process

Select your student type below to learn more about the admissions and enrollment process, including how to register for classes, or choose a service.



First Time in College Students

Transfer, Former, and Transient Students


Contact an Enrollment Coach

Early Admissions for High School Students


Student Development





Visit Northwest Vista College


Disability Support

 Contact the Vista Central: Welcome & Admissions Center

210-21-ALAMOblobid1.png  | nvc-admissions@alamo.edu | CCC 126



Records And Residency

The Records & Residency Office manages updates to student records, including name changes, residency status, and enrollment verification forms.



Records Forms

Transcript Processes

Residency Information


Contact the Records Department

210-212-5266  | nvc-records@alamo.edu | CCC 100



Testing Center

Northwest Vista College's Assessment & Testing Center provides testing services including test administration of the TSI Assessment for college placement and for Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements, College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), and Alamo Colleges District makeup/distance examinations (with instructor approval and Testing Center acknowledgment).

Student on NVC Campus


Placement Exam


Make-Up Exams and Accommodations

Hours and


Contact the Testing & Assessment Office

210-486-4346  | nvc-assessment@alamo.edu | CCC 207



Paying for College

Northwest Vista College is committed to providing information and assistance to help all students secure the financial resources that will allow them to reach their educational goals.



Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid TV

NEW! FATV is an interactive guide to help answer questions and provide resources for financial aid at the Alamo Colleges District.

Business Office

Registration Deadlines

Payment Deadlines


Contact the Financial Aid or Business Office

Financial Aid: 210-212-5266 | nvc-sfa@alamo.edu | DWWC 112
Business Office: 210-212-5266 | dst-vbo2@alamo.edu | DWWC 114