Learner Support Services

High School Student Information

On Campus Concurrent Student Enrollment

Do you qualify?

A student admitted under concurrent enrollment admission is one who is currently enrolled in high school, grades 9-12, and enrolling for classes on the NWACC campus.


  • 3.0 cumulative high school GPA.  For general education, transfer classes, (2.0 for Career and Technical Classes Leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate).  A student may request a waiver if the GPA is below 3.0
  • Placement test scores. For concurrent students: ACT, PLAN, PSAT, or Compass test scores are acceptable. (Course which do not require placement test scores)
  • High School Counselor approval. Parent approval also if the student is under eighteen at the time of registration.
  • Developmental Courses. A 12th grade student who has at least a 17 ACT sub-score in English, Reading, or Math may enroll in Developmental Courses in English, Reading, or Math.


  • Complete the online Application for Admission - $10.00 fee.
  • Once you have applied for Admission, you will need to complete a Concurrent Packet. You may either download and print the packet or you may pick one up from the Bentonville Campus or the Washington County Center.
  • Meet with your High School Counselor, Principal, or Home School Counselor to review your transcript and discuss the courses you would like to take at NWACC.
  • Submit placement test scores (ACT, PLAN, PSAT or Compass) in the subject area in which you would like to take a class.
  • Complete the Concurrent Student Registration form (included in Concurrent Packet). Obtain all required signatures including GPA Verification from your High School Counselor/Principal.

To schedule your required appointment contact:

Office of Admissions and Advising in Bentonville at 479-619-4167479-619-4167

Washington County Center at 479-936-5131479-936-5131 or 479-927-3330479-927-3330


  • Students will not be eligible to participate in institutionally or federally funded financial aid programs.
  • Concurrently enrolled high school students will be expected to earn a grade of “C” or better, in each college course attempted, in order to continue concurrent enrollment.
  • Continuing concurrent students must submit the Concurrent Student Registration form prior to each semester of concurrent enrollment.
  • NOTE: On Campus Concurrent students are limited to enrolling in seven credit hours of college courses taken on the NWACC campus. The student may request a waiver to take more than seven credit hours.
  • A waiver request may be submitted to the NWACC Vice President for Learning by those students who have a grade point average slightly below 3.0 and/or would like to take more than seven (7) college credit hours during a given semester. A high school transcript will be required to be submitted with the waiver request.  A high school student may also appeal a grade received in order to continue in the Concurrent Enrollment Program and/or to retake the class.
  • For questions or comments, please contact pcarollo@nwacc.edu