NorthWest Arkansas Community College
1 College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone: (479) 986-4000
Fax: (479) 619-2661
Online: nwacc.edu NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) is a comprehensive, public two-year college that empowers lives, inspires learning, and strengthens community through accessible, affordable, quality education. NWACC’s commitment to lifelong learning is made evident through the college’s various programs designed to move students forward — whether it’s toward a four-year degree, an in-demand trade or improving professional skills. With state-of-the-art facilities, NWACC provides excellent academic instruction, workforce training and personalized attention from highly respected faculty, staff and administrators. Background on NWACC: NWACC opened its doors to 1,200 students in August 1990 and now has over 8,000 college-credit students, making it the largest two-year college in Arkansas. Additional students are served through non-credit courses throughout the college’s two-county service district of Benton and Washington counties. NWACC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
Enrollment 7411
School Type 2 Year
Funding Type Public
Admissions Information
Requirements High school diploma or GED; ACT, SAT, required for placement only; some programs have additional requirements. Open admission.
Admissions Email enrollmentsupport@nwacc.edu
Admissions Phone (479) 986-4000
Scholarship Information
Highlights NWACC offers over 130 privately-funded scholarships to assist students with the cost of higher education.

The availability, application type, qualifications and award amounts are subject to change and can vary from academic year to academic year.

Scholarships are available annually: For all students during Dec. 1 to March, which awards the following academic year, and Nursing students during September to October for current nursing students, which is awarded the current academic year.

Students must be enrolled or will be enrolled at NWACC during the semester(s) for which the scholarship will be awarded, and they must meet all requirements for an NWACC scholarship to qualify to apply.
More Information Click Here Scholarship Email scholarships@nwacc.edu Scholarship Phone (479) 619-4316
Tuition Information
$75 per credit hour for in-district and $135 per credit hour for out-of-district
In-state Tuition $75.00
Bilingual Admissions Contact Erika Garcia (479) 986-6769
Financial Aid Information
Highlights
43% of students receive financial aid; abundant work study opportunities; Financial aid deadlines: Summer and Fall: May 1, Spring: Nov. 1
Financial Aid Contact Michelle Cordell Director
Financial Aid Phone (479) 986-4000
Financial Aid Email enrollmentsupport@nwacc.edu
More Information Click Here

Degree Programs

Agriculture (or Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, or Agriculture & Natural Resources)

Business

Certified Respiratory Therapist

Computer Information Systems

Computer-Aided Drafting & Design

Construction Technology

Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts

Emergency Medical Technology (or Paramedic, or Emergency Medical Technician)

Environmental Regulatory Science

Fine Arts

Fire Science Administration & Technology (or Fire Science Management)

General Studies

Graphic Design

Health Information Management

Nursing (or Registered Nursing)

Physical Therapist Assistant (or Physical Therapy Assistant)

Accounting

Applied Electronics Technology

Arts

Business Technology (Choose a focus in: Banking, Human Resources Management or Supply Chain Management)

Child Care / Child Development

Computer Network Technology (or Computer Networking Technology, or Computer Systems & Networking Technology)

Early Childcare Education

Entrepreneurship

Funeral Services

Health Sciences (choose emphasis: Practical Nursing or Pre-Sports Medicine)

Liberal Arts (or Liberal Studies)

Logistics Management

Music Business

Paralegal Studies

Pre-Engineering

Baking & Pastry Arts

Culinary Arts/Hospitality

Fire Science

General Business

General Education-Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Nursing-LPN/LPNT TO RN

Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services

Respiratory Care (or Respiratory Therapy, or Respiratory Care Technology)

Visual & Media Arts

Artisanal Food

Beverage Arts

Child Advocacy Studies

Baking Arts

Construction Technology

Crime Prevention & Corrections

Culinary Arts

Electronics Technology

Emergency Medical Technician (or Paramedia, or Emergency Medical Technology or Emergency Medical Technical-Basic, or EMT)

Environmental Management & Regulatory Science

Environmental Management-GIS Technician

Forensic Science

Graphic Design

Horticulture

Law Enforcement

Media

Nursing Assistant (or Nursing Assisting, or Nurse Assistant)

Paramedicine-Community

Pre-Health Sciences

Safety & Health

Workforce Readiness

Criminal Justice

Dental Assisting

Early Childhood Education (or Early Childhood Development)

Fire & Emergency Response

Health Information Billing & Coding

Computer Tomography

Environmental Health & Safety Technology

Practical Nursing

Artisanal Food

Beverage Arts

Accounting Technician (or Accounting Technology)

Baking & Pastry (or Baking Arts)

Child Advocacy Studies (CAST)

Construction Technology

Criminal Justice

Culinary (or Culinary Arts)

Dental Assisting (or Dental Assisting Technology)

Emergency Medical Technician (or Paramedic, or Emergency Medical Technology, or Emergency Medical Science Technology, or Emergency Medical Services)

Entrepreneurship

Environmental Management & Regulatory Science

Environmental Regulatory Sciences

Funeral Science (or Funeral Directing)

General Business

Graphic Design

Health Information Management

Logistics Management

Mechanical Design

Media

Networking

Pre-Health Care Studies

Accounting

Electronics

Fire Science

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (or HVAC, or HVACR)

Information Systems Technology (or Information Systems, or Information Science Technology)

Law Enforcement

Business Computer Information Systems

Computer Networking Technology

Computer-Aided Design

Early Childhood Education

General Studies

Computer Information Systems (or Computer Information Technology, or Computer Information Systems Technology)

Computer Systems Technology (or Computer Network Technology, or Computer Networking Technology, or Computer Systems & Networking Technology, or Computer Systems Technology)

Health Information Billing & Coding

Health Information Technology

Artisanal Food

Beverage Arts

CAD-Architectural

Cinematic Studies (CNE)

Crime Prevention & Corrections

Forensic Science

Horticulture

Integrated Design

Retail