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Study at Okaloosa Walton College

Okaloosa-Walton College was founded in 1963 as Okaloosa-Walton Junior College. The name was changed to Okaloosa-Walton Community College in 1988 and became Okaloosa-Walton College in 2003. In June 2008, the name of the college was changed to Northwest Florida State College. The main campus of the college covers more than 260 acres in Valparaiso, Florida.

NWFSC is divided into several academic units. Some of the divisions are the department of computer engineering, humanities, business management, social science, mathematics and nursing and allied health. The college also offers scholarship programs such as the Fine and Performing Arts Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships, Presidential Honors Scholarships, Minority Honors Scholarships, and many more.

Some of the most famous alumni of NWFSC are Ray Sansom, the current Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives; Donell Taylo, former NBA player; and Jason Michael, current Major League Baseball left-fielder.

Profile of Okaloosa Walton College

Okaloosa Walton College is located in a medium-sized suburb, in Niceville, FL. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Okaloosa Walton College top out at the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study family and social work and liberal arts.

Okaloosa Walton College Selectivity

Okaloosa Walton College maintains an open-admission policy. It's not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 7, 043 students (4, 295 full-time equivalent).

Okaloosa Walton College Tuition and Affordability

Tuition is fairly low at Okaloosa Walton College.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Okaloosa-Walton College is to provide quality educational programs and services which enable students to achieve their goals and which enhance the community through academic, vocational, cultural, economic, and personal development opportunities. "

Okaloosa Walton College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts729liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management220operations management, purchasing and contract management, entrepreneurship, business management, accounting and related services, accounting technology, MIS, merchandising and sales, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement122criminal justice and police, corrections, criminal justice and administration
Family and Social Work101child care provider, public administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine33registered nursing, EMT paramedic
office and Administration32executive secretary, office management
Engineering Technician25drafting, architectural engineering tech, computer systems tech, manufacturing tech, electronics tech, occupational safety tech
Medical Support and Technology24dental assistant, surgical tech, radiation therapist
Photography and Commercial Art23commercial art, cinematography
Medical administration23medical records tech
Computer Science and Engineering11systems analyst, computer services management, computer applications programming
Drama and Performing Arts3various performing arts
Music0various music studies

Contact: Okaloosa Walton College

Okaloosa Walton College

100 College Blvd

Niceville, FL 32578-1295

General Phone: (850) 678-5111

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