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If you are accepted

1.  You will receive an acceptance email within two weeks of our office receiving your application, application fee, and academic documentation.

2.  The nonrefundable $400 enrollment deposit is due within two weeks of our office sending you an acceptance email. If we do not receive your enrollmet deposit within that period, you will forfeit your place in the program. Note: Financial aid applicants will wait to pay their enrollment deposit within five days of accepting their financial aid offer.

3.  After you pay the nonrefundable $400 enrollment deposit, our office will mail an acceptance packet to you. The packet contains your course syllabus and several forms to complete and return to ADVANCE. We will also email you and your parent/guardian a link to the student handbook. A printed copy of the handbook will not be mailed unless requested.

Balance due dates

The payment due date for all students is May 20, 2020.

If ADVANCE does not receive your remaining balance by the specified due date for your grade level, you will forfeit your place in the program.

Ways to make payments

1.  Online:  Online payments may be made through a secure website by clicking this link Online Payment or by typing this URL in your interent browser: Northwestern State accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa (including check cards).

2.  By mail:  Complete and mail the payment form to ADVANCE. If paying by check, cashier's check, or money order, make it payble to NSU's ADVANCE Program.  Payment Form  (Give fillable forms a few seconds to load.)

3.  By phone:  Call ADVANCE, 318-357-4500, and provide the information on the payment form.

If you are placed on a waiting list

If you accept placement in one of your lower ranked couses, your name will be placed on the waiting list for all of your higher ranked courses. If a spot becomes available in one of your higher ranked courses, we will notify you immediately by email. You will have one day to decide if you want to move to your higher ranked course.   

Apply early for best course selection and to avoid being placed on a waiting list!