NVC Ranks High On Niche and BestColleges.com

September 21, 2021

NVC Campus


2022-best-colleges-badge.pngSan Antonio (September 21, 2021) - Northwest Vista College (NVC) was recently ranked the No. 1 community college in San Antonio, No. 2 in Texas and 34 in the nation by Niche.com for 2022 Best Colleges, a national search and data tool that helps millions of students and families find schools, colleges and universities. Niche uses academic, financial and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with reviews from students and alumni.

NVC also ranked as the No. 4 community college in Texas on BestColleges.com for 2021. BestColleges.com ranking is based on data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National center for Educational Statistics.

Both rankings were published in August.

NVC is a part of the Alamo Colleges District, which also includes San Antonio College, St. Philip’s College, Palo Alto College and Northeast Lakeview College. Sister colleges within the Alamo College District also rank high on these ranking sites.

2022 Niche.com in Texas 2022 Niche.com in Texas
  • #4 – Northwest Vista College

  • #10 – Palo Alto College

  • #18 – St. Philip’s College


  • #2 – Northwest Vista College

  • #7 – Palo Alto College

  • #11 – St. Philip’s College

  • #21 – San Antonio College


Renata Serafin, M.A., APR, CDMP, PCM

Director of Marketing & Strategic Communications

About Northwest Vista College:  

Northwest Vista College - Alamo Colleges District opened in 1995 with 12 students and is now one of the largest college institutions in San Antonio. Students pursue associate degrees and certificates, as well as transfer to four-year institutions. Located in Westover Hills, Northwest Vista College’s expanding agreements with business and higher education partnerships provide a wealth of opportunities for students and the community.