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Application & Registration


Before you apply, make sure to check your eligibility for NWACC's online college courses.

To be eligible, high school students must reach the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in grades 9 -12 in a participating high school
  • Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 for Transfer or General Education courses
  • Have a high school cumulative GPA of 2.0 for Career and Technical courses
  • Have an appropriate placement score on the ACT, SAT, COMPASS, or Accuplacer
  • Have approval from high school Counselor


Placement Score Requirements by Test Type:

Test Type  English Reading Math
ACT 19 19 21
Accuplacer 83 78 86 Elementary Algebra and 42 College Math
ASPIRE 428 428 434 plus a C or better in Algebra II
COMPASS 80 83 65
SAT 480 480 500

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You are just a few simple steps away from enrolling at NWACC. Apply Today!