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On-Campus Concurrent Students
On-campus concurrent enrollment is a way for current high school students to enroll
at NWACC and take college courses located on campus, at the Washington County Center,
or online. Students can earn both college and high school credit while attending classes
taught at the college level.
To be eligible, students must reach the following criteria:
- Be enrolled in grades 9th - 12th
- Have a 3.0 high school or homeschool cumulative GPA (for general education classes)
- Have a 2.0 high school or homeschool GPA (for career and technical classes)
- Have appropriate placement score to complete college level course work (ACT, Compass, Accuplacer, or SAT)
- Receive approval from the high school counselor
- If under 18 years of age, approval from a parent or guardian
Placement Score Requirements by Test Type:
|Accuplacer||83||78||86 Elementary Algebra
|Accuplacer Next Generation||260||252||250 College Algebra w/Review OR 254 College Algebra|
Higher Level Math:
Accuplacer Next Generation - See Math Department for Placement Chart
Higher Math courses - See Math Department for Placement Chart
Developmental Courses are for 12th grade students only
Students taking concurrent classes can take them in a variety of disciplines such as those listed below, and are required to meet any pre-requisites for courses chosen.
- Communication and Arts
- Social Science
- Behavioral Science
- Fine Arts
- Health Professions
- Business and Computer Information
- Construction Technology
Why Take College Courses
There are many advantages to getting a jump start on your college education while in high school - save time, gain experience, and much more.
Succeed in College Classes
College classes can be challenging, but we've provided tips that will help you prepare and succeed.
Cost, Payment & Transfer Credits
Questions about tuition and college credits as a high school student answered here.
Information for Parents
Enroll your high school student with confidence. Find answers to many of your questions here.
Location & Directions
Find out how to access your classes and begin your college journey.