Learner Support Services

Frequently Asked Questions

What degree programs are offered at NWACC?

Associate of Arts (AA) - Transfer degree which comprises the general education program in the liberal arts.  Courses taken in the approved core curriculum will also apply toward baccalaureate degree requirement at most four-year institutions.

Associate of Science (AS) - The Associate of Science Degree is a transfer degree designed for the student who wishes to major in engineering, agriculture, or the sciences. The requirements for these majors are usually heavily loaded with mathematics and science courses.  Courses taken in the approved core curriculum will also apply toward baccalaureate degree requirement at most four-year institutions.

Associate of Arts Teaching Degree (AAT) The Associate of Arts-Teaching Degree is a transfer degree designed for the student who wishes to major in education. Courses taken in the approved core curriculum will also apply toward baccalaureate degree requirement at most four-year institutions.

Associate of Applied Science Degrees (AAS) - The Associate of Applied Science degrees are designed for students seeking to have concentrated training in a chosen career area to enter the workforce directly after graduation. These two-year degrees are offered in many different career areas.

Certificates - One to two semesters of concentrated training in a specific career area.

A list of degree plans at NWACC and the requirements for each one are listed on the degree plan page.

 How much is tuition?

The Treasurer's Office page has all the info!

How do I change my residency status?

Click here to read about the residency policy and to print forms you may need.

Where is the bookstore?

The NWACC Book Store is located on the first floor of the Student Center.

Their phone number is 479-619-2222.

When can I sell my books back?

There are specific dates that you may sell your books back to the bookstore. The dates change each semester.  These dates will be available on the NWACC campus or at the Bookstore.

How do I get a transcript?

Our transcript request form is available on the Student Records page.

Do I need a parking permit?

Yes, you do! Click here for all of the info you need.

How do I get transfer credit?

Transfer credit is given for classes with a ‘C’ grade or above. Official transcripts are needed for awarding of credit. These should be submitted to the Registrar's Office.  Credit is determined by the Registrar’s Office or a Department Chair. Your former college catalog class descriptions may be needed to assist in awarding credit.

I am a Veteran.  What is offered for me?

Our Veteran Resource webpage has the information you need.

Where is the library?

The library is located in Burns Hall west wing on the 1st floor. Visit or phone the library for details and for hours of operation or visit their web site at www.nwacc.edu/library or the Information Literacy Online Lab at faculty.nwacc.edu/ljlovell/Infolit/.

I have a disability. What is available to me and how do I get started?

Students must complete registration with the Disability  Resource Center in order to use academic accommodations at the college.

For questions or comments, please contact Christy Reynolds