Nicolet Area Technical College, located in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, was founded in 1967 to serve the counties of Oneida, Vila and Forest, as well as portions of Lincoln, Langlade, and Iron. The school serves approximately 2000 credit students annually. The school is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System, which is comprised of 16 colleges located throughout the state.
The college operates two campuses, with the second campus being located in Minocqua. NATC is constantly reviewing and updating programs to ensure they meet current and future standards.
Students are able to choose between academic transfer and career training programs. Academic transfer is accomplished through the completion of a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a four year education. Upon completion students will apply to four year institutions to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree.
Vocational programs allow students to pursue education and training in one of several high demand fields with the purpose of entering the workforce as a professional upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Nicolet Area Technical College is an open enrollment institution that admits any individuals that meet the minimum requirements for enrollment, submit an application and pay all related fees. Students are asked to provide any previous transcripts and test scores and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration.
Participation in new student orientation and meeting with a counselor are encouraged by NATC. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships which are awarded based on need a determined by the information provided by students on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $30 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $4,200-$5,000
- Out-of-State: $6,300-$7,564
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $140-$170 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $210-$250 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$5,368|
|Receiving Student Loans||40%||$3,760|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Nicolet Area Technical College may offer student services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Nicolet Area Technical College compared to community colleges in Wisconsin, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Nicolet Area Technical College||Oneida County||Wisconsin|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2013)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1993)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Wisconsin
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Nicolet Area Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Nicolet Area Technical College.
- Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, WI (43 miles away)
- Mid - State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids, WI (85 miles away)
- Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College in Baraga, MI (92 miles away)
- Bay de Noc Community College in Escanaba, MI (111 miles away)
- Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI (118 miles away)