Northwest Educational Center

Overview of Northwest Educational Center

Northwest Educational Center can be found in Houston, TX (a large city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at Northwest Educational Center.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in business and management, office and administration.

Northwest Educational Center Selectivity

Northwest Educational Center is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 277 students were enrolled in the school. Northwest Educational Center has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Northwest Educational Center is to provide high quality training in business and medical programs to enhance skills and improve employability in the work force. The Center believes and promotes the theory that knowledge and work related skills along with a strong work ethic and sense of professionalism are the tools necessary to enable individuals to become strong, reliable employees. The Center's primary focus is to provide an educational environment that is most conducive to learning. The Center maintains an objective based criterion for completion of all instructional programs with emphasis on learning the principles of the subject and applying the knowledge to the task at hand."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Northwest Educational Center

Northwest Educational Center
2910 Antoine B-100
Houston , TX 77092
General Phone: (713) 680-2929

Northwest Educational Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology118medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Office and Administration51executive secretary, office data entry
Business and Management25management information systems

Number of programs and degrees for Northwest Educational Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1924
Award of less than 1 academic year21

Northwest Educational Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwest Educational Center had a total enrollment of 277 students (148 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 7%
Black 58%
Hispanic 30%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 14%
22-24 18%
25-29 21%
30-34 17%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Northwest Educational Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 64%

Northwest Educational Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Houston, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northwest Educational Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Northwest Educational Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3303300)

Northwest Educational Center Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

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Northwest Educational Center Highlights

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What Sets Northwest Educational Center Apart:

% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Northwest Educational Center % of degrees in office and administration
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Northwest Educational Center Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Northwest Educational Center Female % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Northwest Educational Center % of degrees in business and management
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Northwest Educational Center Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Northwest Educational Center Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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