Our suburban Chicago campus is home to a diverse, motivated, multicultural community. Located in the heart of Rolling Meadows, Illinois, Northwest Suburban College (NWSC) lies in proximity to Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, Palatine, Arlington Heights, and Mount Prospect. With easy access to commuters from I-90, I-290, Route 53, and CTA and Pace bus services, NWSC also expects to draw students from the city of Chicago.
The campus is located at 5999 S. New Wilke Road, where ample parking is available. NWSC operates out of two buildings comprised of 23,000 square feet. Our facility includes: 8 classrooms, 2 laboratories, 1 library, 15 administrative offices, and 10 other rooms. The total seating capacity for the classrooms is 250, including 30 seats for the laboratories, 15 for the library, 20 for the administrative rooms, and 30 in other areas.
The classrooms are conducive to student learning and well equipped to facilitate teaching. The laboratories house medical supplies, microscopes, centrifuges, and other necessary supplies for clinical practice. The cozy library has agrowing collection of books, journals, magazines, videos, compact disks, and newspapers. Student and instructor computer labs are equipped with internet access, program-specific software, and printers.
NWSC is in walking distance from affordable housing areas and a short drive from biking and nature trails at the Ned Brown Forest Preserve and Busse Woods. The suburban metropolitan campus provides the benefits of a myriad of social opportunities. From local and organic cafes to popular hotspots and elegant dining experiences, the area’s offerings cover global taste palettes. Moreover, the northwest suburbs offer a plethora of cultural experiences and sports venues, including theatres, symphonies, museums, and amusement parks.
As a service to students, Northwest Suburban College may provide a list of available rental facilities around the campus. However, it is the student’s responsibility to find appropriate housing accommodations. Prices for many of the facilities include utilities, such as heat, water, cooking gas, and trash. Features at some locations may include controlled access intercom entry, a pool, spacious closets, garages, and barbecue areas with gazebos. NWSC also has arrangements with private apartment owners located only a few feet from the campus.
Students are highly encouraged to share apartments in order to reduce costs and build a sense of community. For those interested in more information about housing and rooming with NWSC students, contact your Admissions Representative.