Northwest Florida State College

Public, Four-years School Located in Niceville, FL

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How much is the Northwest Florida State tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Northwest Florida State's tuition & fees is $3,246 for Florida residents and $11,625 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $18,002 for Florida residents and $26,381 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Northwest Florida State Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$3,246
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,625
Books & Supplies Costs$1,440
Off-campus Room & Board$8,930
Off-campus Expenses$4,386
2023-2024 Estimates
Florida Residents Tuition & Fees$3,363
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,199

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Northwest Florida State for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $45,257 at Northwest Florida State. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$11,499-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$11,375-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$11,252-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$11,131-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$45,257-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$11,375-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$11,252-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$11,131-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$11,010-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$44,768-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$11,252-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$11,131-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$11,010-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$10,891-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$44,284-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$11,131-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$11,010-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$10,891-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$10,774-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$43,806-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$11,010-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$10,891-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$10,774-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$10,657-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$43,332-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Northwest Florida State' tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $12,965. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $8,844.
In-StateOut-of-State
Northwest Florida State College$3,246$11,625
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,675
Public Schools$7,198$12,965
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Northwest Florida State and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Northwest Florida State CollegeNiceville, FL$3,246$11,625
Eastern Florida State CollegeMelbourne, FL$2,496$9,739
College of Central FloridaOcala, FL$2,710$10,517
Chipola CollegeMarianna, FL$3,120$8,950
Daytona State CollegeDaytona Beach, FL$3,106$11,994
Florida SouthWestern State CollegeFort Myers, FL$3,401$12,979
Florida State College at JacksonvilleJacksonville, FL$2,878$9,992
Florida CollegeTemple Terrace, FL$17,142$18,920
Indian River State CollegeFort Pierce, FL$2,764$10,201
Florida Gateway CollegeLake City, FL$3,100$11,747
State College of Florida-Manatee-SarasotaBradenton, FL$3,074$11,595

Financial Aid and COA

At Northwest Florida State College, 3,604 students (77%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $3,039.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Northwest Florida State is $23,342 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 323 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,406 and the average amount of student loans is $5,542.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Florida ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$18,002$26,381
Tuition & Fees$3,246$11,625
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,756$14,756
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$14,963$23,342
Average Financial Aid$3,039$3,039
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship3,60477%$3,039
Pell Grants1,03322%$6,174
Federal Student Loan90919%$6,966
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid32380%-
Grants or Scholarships29674%$5,406
Federal Grants23157%$5,880
Pell Grants13634%$7,331
Other Federal Grants17544%$2,064
State/Local Grants7218%$2,466
Institutional Grants5714%$1,130
Student Loan Aid13834%$5,542
Federal Student Loans13834%$5,542
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level194155$5,656
0-30,0006969$9,329
30,001-48,0003329$7,511
48,001-75,0002624$4,276
75,001-110,0002813$1,410
110,001 or more3820$1,446

Student Population

Northwest Florida State College has a total of 4,898 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,798 male students and 2,899 female students attending Northwest Florida State. The school offers online degree programs and 1,636 students enrolled online exclusively (33.40% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate4,697 1,7982,899

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address100 College Boulevard, Niceville, FL
Phone850-678-5111
WEBwww.nwfsc.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered87 Programs
Online Program Offered9 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,898
Graduation Rate38%
Transfer-out Rate16%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate21 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties81 (Full-time), 163 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs283 (Full-time), 367 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$49,395
Average Staff Salary$48,416