• Northwest Florida State College

    Northwest Florida State College



    About Us

    The Best is Our Standard

    Located in the coastal heart of the Florida panhandle, Northwest Florida State College has earned a reputation for educational excellence and community involvement. As part of Florida's public system of 28 state and community colleges, NWF State College offers bachelor's degree programs, associate degrees, and certificates. The college's primary service district stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the Alabama state line.

    Convenient Locations

    In addition to a 264-acre campus in Niceville, NWF State College operates a joint campus with the University of West Florida in Fort Walton Beach, the Chautauqua Center in DeFuniak Springs, the Robert L.F. Sikes Education Center in Crestview, a center at Hurlburt Field and a center in South Walton County.

    An Engaging Student Experience

    In addition to a record of regional and national accolades, NWF State College offers state-of-the-art student computer labs, a top-rated sports complex and a full program of intercollegiate and intramural sports, a child development center, and a criminal justice training center. A 120,000 square foot Mattie Kelly Fine and Performing Arts Center on the Niceville Campus provides students the finest in instructional facilities for dance, music, theater, the visual arts and the humanities.

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    • Named one of the Top 150 community colleges in the Nation by Aspen Institute from 2011-2019
    • Silver Status in the Florida College System Performance Funding model
    • Named the first Military Order of the Purple Heart College in Florida
    • 27 Associate Degrees, 5 Bachelor Degrees and 35 Certificates and other programs
    • No state, college or course fees for active duty military using Tuition Assistance.


    Welcome to Northwest Florida State College
    Learning Resource Center (Library)
    Student Services Center at Northwest Florida State College's Niceville Campus
    Student Life at Northwest Florida State College
    Mattie Kelly Arts Center
    NWF State College Raider Arena

    Rep/Contact Info

    Mr. Paul Johnson
    Executive Director
    Mrs. Cristie Kedroski
    Senior Vice President
    Ms. Sarah Pabst
    Event Specialist
    Mr. Ramsey Ross
    Athletic Director
    Dr. Devin Stephenson
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    Randy White
    Vice President of Business Operations and Finance/Chief Financial Officer
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