NorthWest Arkansas Community College: Review & Facts

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NorthWest Arkansas Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,745 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1989 and is the only school located in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
NorthWest Arkansas Community College will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Medical, Nursing, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at NorthWest Arkansas Community College is low at 56% (below Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at NorthWest Arkansas Community College is very low - 20%. Approximately 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at NorthWest Arkansas Community College is reasonably decent - 18:1. Find out more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,800
Low
Average tuition costs are very low - $3,800 a year. The additional fees at NorthWest Arkansas Community College beyond tuition are about $1,000; which totals $4,800 per year.

Read the details about NorthWest Arkansas Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at NorthWest Arkansas Community College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at NorthWest Arkansas Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (479) 636-9222 or check NorthWest Arkansas Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
NorthWest Arkansas Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at NorthWest Arkansas Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, NorthWest Arkansas Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: NorthWest Arkansas Community College, One College Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091, USA
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