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Northcentral Technical College (NTC)

1000 Campus Dr, Wausau, WI

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The Northcentral Technical College is a technical college located in Wausau, Wisconsin.  The main campus of NTC is located in Wausau but there are several regional centers that are established within the state which are located in Antigo, Merrill, Medford, Spencer, Phillips and Wittenberg.  A member of the Wisconsin Technical College Systems, NTC has a humble beginning. Established in 1912, it was first named Wausau Industrial School but was later renamed in 1988 with its current name.

The school offers more than 50 courses from different fields of expertise which include agriculture, community service, agriculture, general studies, public safety and health. Moreover, the school also offers more than 100 certificate programs that can be taken by first time students as well as employees who wish to take refresher courses to improve their careers. With the many courses offered by NTC, it has lived to its goal of fostering economic growth within the community.

As established in June 2013, the tuition fee rate of NTC for resident enrollees is $122 per credit hour while out-of-resident tuition is about $183 per credit unit. For students who are hard up with their finances, the school also offers financial aids.

On the other hand, students who also wish to transfer to another university can take advantage of the transfer program offered by the school. NTC holds an annual transfer event fair where students can choose to transfer to schools like the Upper Iowa University, UW-Oshkosh, Lakeland College, Bellevue University and Franklin University.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,900. 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

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,900-$4,600
    • Out-of-State: $5,800-$6,934
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $130-$150 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $190-$230 per 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 Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$4,651
Receiving Student Loans63%$4,365
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Northcentral Technical College may offer services to students including:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Northcentral Technical College against community colleges in Wisconsin.

 NTCMarathon CountyWisconsin
Graduation Rate35.9%-34.6%
Transfer-out Rate14.5%-15.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1980)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1991)
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Northcentral 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Architecture

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Precision Production

    Security and Protective Services

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    83%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    19:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    30

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $3,986