Northwest College
231 West 6th Street in Powell. (307) 754-6000 or (800) 560-4692


Northwest College is located in Powell about 70 miles from the east entrance to Yellowstone National Park, in the valley of the Shoshone River between the Big Horn and Absaroka Mountains. Northwest College opened in 1946 with nearly 100 full- and part-time students and three instructors who met in classrooms borrowed from the public school district. The name was changed to Northwest College in 1989. Over the years the campus developed with an enrollment of over 1,700 students. Northwest College is a community of people dedicated to providing an environment that fosters excellence in education. The college responds to the educational, career, cultural, and social needs of students and the larger community. At Northwest College, students may pursue transfer, occupational, developmental, lifelong learning, and personal enrichment goals.

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