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Transfer College Students
Bring the skills and expertise you have gained in your previous higher education coursework and continue developing at NWACC. Whether you'd like to complete a degree, prepare to transfer, or build on a current degree, NWACC can meet you where you are and help you continue along your educational path.
Note: Courses taken concurrently with high school courses do not count as previously
Apply to NWACC
NWACC has a general admission policy, which means you can apply year-round. However, it is best to apply early to get the best choices for classes. Complete the online application.
Apply for Financial Aid
If applicable and you have not done so yet, complete your FAFSA and add NWACC to your FAFSA to begin the financial aid process. NWACC's code is 030633.
Set up your MyNWACC
Once you have been accepted to NWACC, you will receive an email with your NWACC username and password. Set up your MyNWACC account immediately in order to complete the process.
Additional documents to submitTo protect the privacy of your information and to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations, we can no longer accept documents by email. You can submit them one of three ways:
- Upload the document to: https://api.nwacc.edu/lss/finaid/filedropbox/
- You must have a My NWACC Connection login to use this option
- Bring the document to the Enrollment Support Center located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center or the Washington County location located in Springdale
- Mail the document to NWACC, Student Records, One College Dr., Bentonville, AR 72712
- Test scores for ACT, Accuplacer, or COMPASS (scores should be no more than 5 years old). If you
need to take the Accuplacer exam, visit our Testing Center (you must pay a $10 fee prior to taking the exam).*
- Official College Transcripts - Submit official college transcripts from previous institutions to determine which
courses will transfer to NWACC. Bring an unofficial transcript to your advising appointment.
- Proof of 2 Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) immunizations for all applicants born after January 1, 1957. Some foreign-born students may be required to submit tuberculosis screening. For Arkansas residents, NWACC will attempt to retrieve immunization records from a state-wide database.
Schedule an appointment with an advisorWe strongly recommend to meet with an advisor and register for classes
Register for Classes
Register for the classes you need to complete your certificate or degree
A Few More Steps
Complete prior to the start of the semester:
Obtain your student ID and parking hang tag at two convenient locations:
- Bentonville location - Becky Paneitz Student Center, Student Information, located on the first floor
- Washington County location
Purchase your textbooks and class supplies at the Campus Bookstore - Barnes and Noble, located on the first floor in the Becky Paneitz Student Center.