Northwest Technical College: Review & Facts

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Northwest Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 1,185 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1973 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Bemidji, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Northwest Technical College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

NTC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Dental, Industrial Technologies, and Automotive and Mechanic. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
40%
The student retention rate at Northwest Technical College is very low at 40% (way below Minnesota average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Northwest Technical College is low - 31%.

Student to faculty ratio at NTC is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,500
Average tuition charges are low - around $5,200 annually. The additional fees at NTC (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $300, which totals $5,500 annually.

Read the details about Northwest Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting 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 NTC is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Northwest Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (218) 333-6600 or check Northwest Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,900
Northwest Technical College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northwest Technical 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.

Safety
Grade
A
Northwest Technical College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, about $3,900 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Northwest Technical College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwest Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwest Technical College, 905 Grant Avenue SE, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601-4907, USA
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