Nursing Program Accreditation: NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Nursing Program Accreditation


Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) School of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

NWACC's Nursing Program was recently named the #4 overall Nursing Program, and the #1 Associate Degree in Nursing in the state of Arkansas by registerednursing.org.

Rankings were formulated by analyzing past and present NCLEX-RN pass rates and other methodology used here.  The program has an overall high NCLEX-RN pass rate.


Nursing Program Completion Statistics:

2017 100% employment rate
2016 100% employment rate
2015 100% employment rate

Track I: 82.1%
Track II:  still in sequence
Track III: no longer available

Track I: 87.5%
Track II: 84.3%
Track III: 84%

Track I: 75.7%
Track II: 75%
Track III: 80%


Further information on ACEN:


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE #850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020
Email: info@acenursing.org