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Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC)

2740 W Mason St, Green Bay, WI

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About
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, was founded in 1912. The school is one of 16 that comprise the Wisconsin Technical College System. The first two campuses were established in Green Bay and Marinette followed by the third campus in Sturgeon Bay in 1941, the three campuses becoming a single institution 1968. The original goal of the school was to provide workforce training for residents within the nine counties that comprise its service area. The school serves over 40,000 students annually and ensures that its programs remain current and relevant through constant review of programs, services and facilities.

Academics
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College offers a large number of programs that allows students to pursue career training or academic transfer programs. Career training programs provide students with an education in a specific area or industry under the supervision of qualified professionals, obtaining the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce. Programs are taught through traditional and practical courses, with practical courses simulating real world environments in order to better prepare individuals for their responsibilities and duties. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or associate degree upon completion.

Transfer programs mirror the curriculum of the first two years of a four year education. Once completed the student will apply to a four year institution to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree. Transfer is facilitated by agreements in place with public Wisconsin institutions that ease the requirements for entry. Individuals applying to private or out of state schools will have varying admissions requirements and should meet with a counselor to discuss curriculum.

Programs offered include:

The school also offers continuing education courses for professionals wishing to review or update their education, or are required to take additional course hours as part of license or certification renewal.

Admissions and Financial Aid
NWTC is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual who is interested to become a student by completing the application for admissions and paying all related fees. Students must be high school graduates or eighteen years of age, and should supply transcripts and test scores if available. Prior to registration students should participate in new student orientation, meet with a counselor and may be required to take a placement exam.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information provided by which will be used by the school's financial aid department to determine the extent of need and aid program eligibility when constructing the student's financial aid packet. Aid must be applied for each academic year in a timely manner. Students may be chosen at random to supply additional tax and financial information which will be compared to the FAFSA in order to verify its accuracy.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
    • Out-of-State: $5,300-$6,313
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $130-$150 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $190-$230 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships54%$4,625
Receiving Student Loans57%$5,393

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 8%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College may provide student services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1966)
  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1975)
  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1987)
  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2010)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Agriculture Operations

  • Farm and Ranch Management (C)
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping (A)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

  • Prepress , Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design (A)
  • Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator Production (C)

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Web Design (A)
  • Computer Networking (A)
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (A, C)
  • Web and Multimedia Management (A)
  • Data Processing
  • Computer Systems Analysis

Construction Trades

  • Lineworker (C)
  • Electrician (C)
  • Building and Construction Finishing, Management and Inspection (C)

Education

Engineering Technology

  • Architectural Engineering Technology (A)
  • Electromechanical Engineering and Technology (A)
  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
  • Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting cad (A)
  • Civil Engineering Technology (A)
  • Quality Control and Safety Technologies (A)
  • Manufacturing Technology (A)
  • Refrigeration Technology (A)
  • Electromechanical Instrumentation (A)
  • Automation Engineer Technician
  • Surveying Technology
  • Quality Control Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies (A)

Legal Professions and Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

  • Auto Mechanic (A)
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies (C)
  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology (A)
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance (C)
  • Auto Body (A)
  • Watchmaking and Jewelry-Making (C)

Precision Production

  • Welding (C)
  • Machine Shop Technology (A, C)

Security and Protective Services

  • Police Science (A, C)
  • Corrections (A)
  • Fire Science
  • Fire Protection and Safety Technology

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