Welcome to Northwest Indian College.
Building People, Building Nations.
Northwest Indian College’s student body is diverse, ranging from students straight out of high school, many attracted by our growing athletic program, to returning adult learners of all ages. Over 75 percent of our students come from a federally-recognized Indian tribe and our students represent over 90 different Tribal nations. The Northwest Indian College proudly serves over 1,200 students annually.
NWIC Extended Campus Locations
Northwest Indian College‘s main campus is located at the Lummi Nation. The College also has six full service extended campus sites located at Muckleshoot, Nez Perce, Nisqually, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Swinomish, and Tulalip. Please use the location links to view details for each extended campus site.
Through education, Northwest Indian College promotes Indigenous self-determination and knowledge.
NWIC By the Numbers
What Our Students Say
"I decided to continue my education to show my children, nieces, and nephew that if I can, so can they"…
"As an adult, I transferred to Northwest Indian College to study about Indigenous cultures of the Pacific Northwest and more specifically about my community’s culture." …
Please Help Our Native Students Thrive
Our Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to help Northwest Indian College offer our native students more educational opportunities to thrive in a changing world.
Whats Happening at NWIC
Vine Deloria Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium Returns In-person
Back in-person, Northwest Indian College will host will host the 18th annual Vine Deloria Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium. This year’s theme — Spirituality in Practice: God is Red.Join us May […]
Northwest Indian College Men’s Basketball Team Clinches AIHEC National Championship
Lummi Nation (Bellingham, Wash.) — Northwest Indian College Men’s Basketball Team are the undefeated champions of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) National Basketball Championship. The tournament — hosted by Nueta […]
Weavers Teaching Weavers Gathering
Northwest Indian College Cooperative Extension Department is hosting the 17th Annual Weavers Teaching Weavers Gathering May 3-4, 2023 at the Silver Reef Casino Event Center.To register for please send an […]