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College Programs for Homeschooled Students

Since NWACC's Early College Experience programs are made possible through partnerships and contractual agreements with participating high schools, homeschooled students are only offered Concurrent Enrollment through NWACC, and are subject to NWACC's tuition fees. 

Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent enrollment is a way for current homeschooled high school students to take college courses located on NWACC's campus, online and the Secondary Career Center. Students can earn both college and high school credit while taking classes at the college level.  


  • 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)


High school students enrolled in courses on campus pay full college tuition based on NWACC’s tuition schedule, which can be found in the college catalog.

Students can obtain high school and college credit for courses within a variety of divisions, such as the following:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assisting
  • Film Arts
  • Art Appreciation
  • College Algebra
  • Computer Information Systems
  • English Comp I
  • Public Speaking


  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • American Government
  • U.S. History since 1877       
  • English Comp II         
  • Psychology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Personal Health and Safety


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