Northwest Health Careers

Overview of Northwest Health Careers

The campus of Northwest Health Careers is in Las Vegas, NV, which is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Northwest Health Careers include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in therapy and counseling.

Northwest Health Careers Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Northwest Health Careers an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 162 students enrolled (146 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at Northwest Health Careers are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Northwest Health Careers mission is to assist each person in achieving their personal best."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Northwest Health Careers

Northwest Health Careers
7398 Smoke Ranch Road, Ste 100
Las Vegas , NV 89128
General Phone: (702) 254-7577

Northwest Health Careers Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology74dental assistant, allied health and medical assisting, phlebotomy
Therapy and Counseling41massage therapy
Medical Administration8medical office assistant, medical billing

Number of programs and degrees for Northwest Health Careers in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1236

Northwest Health Careers Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwest Health Careers had a total enrollment of 162 students (146 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 10%
20-21 10%
22-24 19%
25-29 12%
30-34 15%
35-39 10%
40-49 14%
50-64 9%

Northwest Health Careers Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

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

Item Percent
Graduating 89%

Northwest Health Careers Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northwest Health Careers Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Northwest Health Careers participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3838500)

Northwest Health Careers Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Northwest Health Careers Highlights

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What Sets Northwest Health Careers Apart:

% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Northwest Health Careers % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Northwest Health Careers % students 40 years or older
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Northwest Health Careers Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
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