Distance Learning

Northwest Indian College has a robust Distance Learning program that offers an number of flexible options for earning credits towards your degree. Whether you're working full or part time, have family obligations or just want to study at your own pace, there is always a path for you.



Serving seven different sites located in Washington and Idaho, our videoconferencing network delivers face to face courses across many campuses on large, vibrant video monitors, allowing you to engage with classmates and faculty at the following locations:

  • Lummi
  • Tulalip
  • Muckleshoot
  • Nez Perce
  • Port Gamble
  • Swinomish

Online Courses

Another option for study is to take courses online. Northwest Indian College offers fully online courses that allow you to interact with classmates at other sites. You can learn from and about each other, while engaging with faculty who may be hundreds of miles away.

Independent Learning

Northwest Indian College also offers courses through a self-paced independent learning model. Connect with your instructor, complete your assignments on your own time and gain credit towards your degree.


For any questions about Distance Learning options, please contact Admissions on 360.392.4269