Northwest Arkansas Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One College Drive

Bentonville, AR 72712

(479) 619-4398

(800) 995-6922

Fax: (479) 619-2229



Contact: Todd Kitchen

Director of Admissions
Main Address

One College Drive

Bentonville, AR 72712

(479) 636-9222

www.nwacc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,216

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,187

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,385

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $10

Online application fee: $10

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Additional requirements for nursing, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, emergency medical technician/paramedic programs.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality Administration/Management C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A
Web/Multimedia Management A

Engineering

Environmental Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A

Personal & Culinary Services

Personal & Culinary Services – General C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Air Transportation A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (479) 986-4000
Website: www.nwacc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.nwacc.edu/web/apply/
Address: One College Drive, Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,979
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,427 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,663
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,738
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $3,972

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at NorthWest Arkansas Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 92
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Construction Trades 2
Education 32
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 74
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 75
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 75
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Personal and Culinary Services 42
Visual and Performing Arts 32
Grand total 5227

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at NorthWest Arkansas Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $4,663
Out-of-state $4,738
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 726 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 602 67% $3,972
Student loan aid 121 13% $3,924

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,274 55% $3,448
Federal student loans 1,213 16% $5,175

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for NorthWest Arkansas Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled NorthWest Arkansas Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

NorthWest Arkansas Community College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 7,979
Undergraduate enrollment 7,979
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

NorthWest Arkansas Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

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