Financial Aid | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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College Is Within Your Reach
Financial Aid Services

College Is Within Your Reach
Financial Aid Services

Financial Aid

At NWACC, you'll have access to experienced professors and a wide range of courses and degrees that fit your academic plans. Through the Enrollment Support Center and our knowledgeable advisors, you'll find options to earn a higher education.

COVID-19 Update - Spring 2021

For your safety in Spring 2021, the majority of NWACC’s student services and resources will be available online and some will be in-person by appointment. There will also be flexible class options, including a hybrid of in-person and online. Visit the college’s coronavirus page for the latest updates.

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Apply Now!

Now is the time to submit your free application for federal student aid (FAFSA). Follow our guide on how to apply for financial aid.  

Financial Aid

What Aid is Available?

NWACC participates in most federal and state aid programs and offers institutional financial aid programs.

Types of Aid

Important Deadlines

Each semester, there are various deadlines you must meet in order to apply and maintain your financial aid award. Be sure to keep track of all dates so that you don't miss a deadline.

Important Deadlines

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Make the grade! Now that you have been awarded federal aid, there are several things you need to do to keep it.

Maintain Eligibility

Can I Afford NWACC?

Paying for college can be stressful, but it costs less than you think. Use our cost estimates to give you an idea of how much to expect to pay.


Financial Aid Tips

  • Apply for financial aid early — don't procrastinate!
  • Take your time completing the FAFSA
  • Ask Enrollment Support team staff for help with FAFSA questions
  • Complete and submit verification documents early
  • Make copies of your documents