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) 636-9222
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:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,761
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,777 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,633
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,708
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:82%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,283

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

NorthWest Arkansas Community College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services82
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields53
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences3
Health Professions and Related Programs65
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service74
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Personal and Culinary Services41
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total4223

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields21
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Grand total94

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,633
Out-of-state$4,708
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid73082%
Grant or scholarship aid70179%$4,283
Student loan aid20323%$4,149

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,55459%$3,693
Federal student loans1,63121%$5,698

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment7,761
Undergraduate enrollment7,761
Graduate enrollment0

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

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