Cost of Attendance

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College is Affordable.


College is within your reach and affordable. There are several options for students to help fund an education with NWACC, as we strive to keep our tuition low and affordable. If you are looking for the actual price of attending NWACC, the Treasurer's office has a list of tuition and fees.

Cost of Attendance (COA)

Cost of attendance is an estimated figure of all costs a person might have during the school year, and includes things like food, housing, and living expenses.  Based on the information you provide in your FAFSA, and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) will be calculated using a specific formula.  "Financial Need" is the amount left when you subtract the EFC from the COA.

A larger COA means the potential for more aid.  Visit Federal Student Aid, An office of the U.S. Department of Education to learn more about Cost of Attendance and how federal student aid is determined.

Net Price Calculator

In addition, we also offer a Net Price Calculator.  Once again, this is not what NWACC will charge you, but an estimate of your total expenses to live during the school year in regards to COA.  This can be a helpful tool in creating a budget as you prepare for college.