Physical Therapy Assistant Program Costs: NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Afford the PTA Program


NWACC proudly offers students an accessible and affordable higher education. Below are the tuition  and costs for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Physical Therapy. 

Remember, financial aid is available for eligible students.

Tuition and Costs:

  • The approximate cost for in-district students is $9,000 **.
  • The approximate cost for out-of-district students is $11,350 **. This excludes the cost of textbooks and other fees. 
  • The program cost will vary according to residency in relation to our service area. 
  • Malpractice Insurance, $21.75 *
  • Lab coats, TB skin test, drug screen, background check, immunizations, $250 *
  • Equipment pack, $70.00 *

See our Treasurer's Office for detailed fees

* Approximate cost
** Approximate cost that includes tuition and fees based on 50 credit hours


William Nelson PTA Scholarship

Application Type: Online
Availability: Spring

  • Must be enrolled in the technical portion of the PTA Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Must be in good standing and have met all requirements for previous semester in program