Q. How many hours do you need to be a full time student?
Student Course Load
A minimum of twelve (12) credit hours is
considered a full-time academic load at NorthWest
Arkansas Community College, this includes Fall, Spring and Summer semester.
No more than nineteen (19) hours may be taken during a fall or
spring semester, and summer registration is limited to
a maximum of fourteen (14) hours.
Students wishing to register for more than the allowed
credit hours are required to obtain the signed approval.
Please contactthe Enrollment Support Center for more information.
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