Program Costs | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Afford Your Nursing Degree

NWACC proudly offers students an accessible and affordable higher education. See the Treasurer's office for detailed fees.

Remember, financial aid is available for eligible students.

In addition to the tuition costs, students will be responsible for the cost of additonal items needed to complete the program. Below are approximate expenses of items needed.

Item Cost
Textbooks (including eBooks) $1,200
iPad/Tablet (7-10 inch, WiFi) $200 +
Standardized examinations (HESI) $181-$272 per semester
Uniforms, shoes and miscellaneous clinical equipment $500 for whole program
Graduation expenses (school pin, licensure & NCLEX fees, pinning ceremony costs) $500
Background check, urine drug screen, TB skin test, CPR cert and physical exam $500
Liability insurance $30
Hurst Review $350
Health insurance: Cost varies per insurer - student responsible for obtaining insurance (NWACC does not offer health insurance for students.)