NWACC's Spring Enrollment Down

Posted: January 29, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO FLIP PUTTHOFF The spring semester is well under way at Bentonville’s NorthWest Arkansas Community College.

NorthWest Arkansas Community College’s enrollment is down 6.1 percent from what it was this time a year ago, something officials attribute largely to an improved economy and a new academic policy.

At A Glance

College Students

NorthWest Arkansas Community College served 19,820 students during the 2012-13 academic year. These included:

12,140 unduplicated credit students (all students served throughout the year, not just one semester)

4,299 work force development students

3,134 adult education program students (such as GED)

247 personal education and enrichment students

Source: NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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