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Northwest Kansas Technical College (NWKTC)

1209 Harrison St, Goodland, KS

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History

Northwest Kansas Technical College, located in Goodland, Kansas, was founded in 1964 as the Northwest Kansas Vocational School. The school changed names as part of a 2001 Kansas state initiative to change all technical schools into technical colleges. NWKTC is on the cutting edge of educational trends through programs like the iPad initiative and the hybrid technology training for the auto technology program. NWKTC has grown from 1 building and 7 programs to over 20 buildings, 14 programs, and over 40 online and evening courses.

Academics

NWKTC offers multiple programs in various career centered fields, and offers associate's degrees or certificates upon completion. General education courses are also offered for students interested in transferring to a four year institution.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Interested students should apply online. Financial aid is available and students pursuing financial aid should visit the office to get assistance in planning out the cost of education.

Athletics

The NWKTC Mavericks participate in a variety of sports through the National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA).

Sports programs include:

  • Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Rodeo
  • Maverick Dancers
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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 Northwest Kansas 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

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Precision Production

    Security and Protective Services

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

    The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 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.

    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 Aid94%-
    Receiving Grants & Scholarships84%$4,887
    Receiving Student Loans81%$5,205

    Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

    Student Services

    To help students and recent graduates, Northwest Kansas Technical College may provide student services like:

    • Distance learning
    • Night and weekend classes available
    • Remedial courses
    • Career path counseling
    • Work study style employment
    • Assistance 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 Northwest Kansas Technical College against community colleges in Kansas.

     NWKTCSherman CountyKansas
    Graduation Rate62.2%-57.1%
    Transfer-out Rate6.2%-8.5%

    Other Technical Colleges Nearby

    The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Northwest Kansas Technical College.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    94%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    10:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    4

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $5,367