With the holidays approaching, don't delay on your application submission. Applications submitted by December 19th will be processed prior to the holiday break (December 24, 2018-January 1, 2018). All other submissions will be processed within 3-4 business days after our return on January 2nd. Happy Holidays!



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Application Steps

Application submissions will be processed within 3 - 4 business days. 

Submit Application

STEP 1: Submit Your Application

There is no fee to apply.  Simply complete the required information and submit your application.  Typically, applications for admission have a processing time of 2 business days.  If you have questions at any point, please feel free to contact the Enrollment Support Center at enrollmentsupport@nwacc.edu or 479-986-4000.


Please note that students currently enrolled in classes - or who take summer off from NWACC -  do not have to reapply.


Start your FAFSA


STEP 2: Start your FAFSA

Completing your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will determine your eligibility for Federal financial assistance.



Enrollment Checklist


STEP 3: Complete the Enrollment Checklist

Once your Application has been accepted, there are only a few more things required to become a student at NorthWest Arkansas Community College.  The steps differ depending on what type of student you are, and the link above will guide you through the process.