Physical Therapy Assistant Program Costs | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Costs


NWACC proudly offers students an accessible and affordable higher education. View the following costs to participate in NWACC's PTA program.

Tuition and costs may fluctuate so be sure to visit the Treasurer's Office for the latest detailed information. 


Tuition and Costs Traditional Program:

  • 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 *


Tuition and Costs Hybrid Program:

  • The approximate cost for in-district students is $11,915 **.
  • The approximate cost for out-of-district students is $16,655 **. 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 *

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

See our Treasurer's Office for detailed fees. Remember, financial aid is available for eligible students.

 

Scholarship Opportunities

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

 

Rob Jordan PTA Scholarship

Application Type: Paper
Availability: Fall

  • Must be enrolled in the NWACC Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need

 

Learn more about applying for scholarships