• 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, NWFSC 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

    NWFSC 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 and Aviation Center of Excellence 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, NWFSC offers state-of-the-art student computer labs, a top-rated sports complex and a full program of intercollegiate 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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    • 30 Associate Degrees, 5 Bachelor Degrees and 37 Certificates and other programs
    • 7 campus and center locations throughout Okaloosa and Walton Counties
    • Named the first Military Order of the Purple Heart College in Florida
    • No state, college or course fees for active duty military using Tuition Assistance
    • NWFSC's Collegiate High Schools is a two-time Blue Ribbon School with a100% four-year graduation rate


    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. Kevin Brown
    Associate Vice President, Governmental Relations & Special Projects
    • Phone: (850) 729-5249
    Dr. Cristie Kedroski
    Senior Vice President
    Dr. Charlotte Kuss
    Dean, Health Sciences & Business
    • Phone: (850) 729-4935
    Dr. Henry Mack
    Vice President for Academic Affairs
    • Phone: (850) 678-5111
    Mr. Ramsey Ross
    Athletic Director
    Dr. Devin Stephenson