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Admission Requirements and Application Process

Admission Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an honors class, AND
  • Have a 3.5 GPA (if no NWACC GPA yet, student must have a minimum score of 25 ACT, or its placement test score equivalent).
  • You must complete 12 credit hours. However, students are encouraged to take a minimum of one honors course per semester to stay on track.
  • Honors classes are not offered at night. However, several are offered online.  Search for honors online classes, keyword: Honors.

Ongoing Requirements

In order to remain in the honors program and continue with receiving benefits, you must do the following: 

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative of a 3.5 GPA in all coursework at NWACC.
  • Earn A's in all honors courses.
  • Take an honors course each semester (unless you have spoken with the director about an alternative plan).

To Apply

Complete the Honors Program application. Applications for admission to the program are accepted throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. 

Honors Program Application