Contact Information

Placement/NWACC Tests479.619.4354
Non-NWACC Tests479.986.4078


Center Hours



WED & THURS 8:30am–5:30pm
FRI & SAT8:30am–11:00am


All NWACC tests (if allowed by instructor) have two hours past closing time to be completed.  All non-NWACC tests need to see the listing above for their allowable seating times.

Testing Center


Extended Evening Hours on Mondays and Tuesdays for NWACC tests! Please see hours listed below on the left.

  • Accuplacer fee is now online! If you are paying with a credit/debit card you can pay your $10 fee online. To complete the process here.
  • If paying with cash, you will need to check in with Enrollment Support and pay the $10 fee before coming to the Testing Center.
  • Remember to bring a hard copy of your photo id with you when you come to test.
  • Accuplacer is NOT offered on Saturdays at this time.

The Testing Center will be closing at 1 pm on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 in observance of NWACC's Holiday Break. We will reopen at 8:30 am on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

  • Our available appointments will be filling quickly, so you should be scheduling now if you need to test in the Testing Center. The link to the scheduler is: Students must make their own appointment and they must bring a photo id with them to test.
  • If the schedule is full for a particular day, we always do a stand-by list. Students will be seated for their exam but they will have to wait for an available seat. Average wait time has been about 30 minutes in past semesters.
  • All classroom makeup exams must be completed by Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Finals week is for Final Exams only.


Save on tuition and time with CLEP!  Did you know that NWACC currently accepts credit for 25 CLEP exams? Modern States Education Alliance is offering free online CLEP courses designed to prepare you for a CLEP exam! These courses are free to all users and include free textbooks and course materials. The classes are taught by college professors and are self-paced. There are no prerequisites or restrictions on enrolling. See for more information on courses offered. The only fees are for the $87 CLEP ticket and $35 for the proctoring fee. Speak to your advisor to see which CLEP exams would fit best with your degree plan. Contact the Testing Center at or 479-986-4078 for more information on CLEP.


Placement testing is done on a walk-in basis. 

Inclement Weather:  If NWACC is closed due to the weather, the Testing Center is closed. If the school is closed and you have an NWACC course test scheduled, you will need to reschedule it. If you have a non-NWACC test scheduled, please contact the testing organization that you are testing for or 479-986-4078 for assistance.


  • Appointments are required for all tests except for the Placement exam. Same day appointments available on a limited basis.
  • Hard copy of your photo ID is required for all exams.
  • Students from other colleges/universities or those seeking certification exams, please refer to Non-NWACCProctored listing in the left column for more information.

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The mission of NWACC Testing Services is to uphold the vision and values of the institution by providing NWACC students and the surrounding community in assessing their knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to higher education by providing a variety of testing opportunities.  This is accomplished through the use of written and computer-adapted assessment and testing instruments.  NWACC Testing Services adheres to NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines.