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
NWIC’s Student of the Year 2022
Northwest Indian College is honored to announce Ms. Candice Ellis-Thomas as the 2022 Student of the Year! The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) and the Adolph Coors Foundation sponsors […]
City of Bellingham votes to fund training ECED program at NWIC
Bellingham adds $1 million for child care, as these efforts to expand access continue POSTED BY BELLINGHAM HERALD
On the Nature of Change
On the Nature of ChangePosted by Tribal College Journal – NWIC Student Blogger Mickki Garrity Recently, the Lummi Nation Business Council made the decision to increase COVID-19 precautions within the […]