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Northland Community and Technical College

1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, MN

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Northland Community and Technical College, located in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, was formed in 2003 through the merger of two previously existing schools in order to reduce costs and make easier the management and operation of schools within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. The school maintains a second campus in East Grand Forks, and has over the years seen its service area grow through the merger, expansion and enrollment. The school provides full services, modern facilities, and relevant education for modern students.

Academics

Individuals may choose between programs that provide academic transfer opportunities or programs that allow for career development and training. Individuals may choose to pursue a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a bachelor degree education at Northland Community and Technical College, allowing for low cost, local, education followed by transfer to a four year institution to complete the final two years and earn a degree. Career training programs allow students to pursue an education that provides in depth knowledge and skill development in a high demand field for the purpose of long term employment in that field upon completion.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Any individual who wishes to enroll at NCTC may do so through the completion and submission of the application for admission, payment of fees, and the providing of transcripts and test scores if available. Student must be at least eighteen or have a high school diploma as part of the school's open enrollment policy. Participation in orientation, meeting with a counselor, and the taking of a placement exam should be completed prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants awarded based on need as determined by a student's 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 $10,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 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

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $5,000-$5,900 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $170 to $200 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 Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships58%$4,293
Receiving Student Loans59%$6,511
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Northland Community and Technical College may provide student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs

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 this school against community colleges in Minnesota.

 Northland Community and Technical CollegePennington CountyMinnesota
Graduation Rate28.3%-27.3%
Transfer-out Rate21.3%-21.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Northland Community and Technical College

Campus: Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1994)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1989)
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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 Northland Community and 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

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Military Technology

Precision Production

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

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Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,504