Learner Support Services
Compass Test for Incoming
Freshmen and Returning Students
State law requires first time entering college students to demonstrate academic preparedness in reading, writing and math.
NWACC offers the internet-based COMPASS/ESL test for students to take their initial assessment
This is a self-paced computerized test offered at the main campus in Bentonville.
Appointments are not required for the Compass exam. Hours for taking the exam are Mondays through Thursdays 8:30am-6pm and Fridays 9am through 11:30am.The Compass exam is not offered on Saturdays.
Always see the Student Records office followed by the Cashier's window to pay the $10 fee prior to testing.
Need a copy of your Compass Scores? Fill out this Compass Score Release Form and fax it to the Testing Center at 479-619-2223 or e-mail it. Make sure to sign, fill out all information, and under requested information check other and write compass score.
Questions or comments about the web site? Please contact : Testing Center