Nicolet Area Technical College

Nicolet Area Technical College

Nicolet Area Technical College, also known as Nicolet College, is a community public college in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Established as a pilot community college in 1967, it presently offers diplomas, and degrees in a number of fields. It also has a continuing education program and a liberal arts university transfer study program. Areas of study include finance, health sciences, arts, communication, business, management, administration, information technology, marketing, and tourism.

Nicolet College has a Student Government Association that represents the student body of the college. It organizes various events and entertainment programs on campus. The college also has more than 15 student clubs including the Criminal Justice Association, the Nicolet Student Nurse Club, the Welding Club, Phi Theta Kappa, and Business Professionals of America. Eligible students are provided with financial aid options such as loans, grants, work-study programs, and the Nicolet College Foundation scholarships.

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Nicolet Area Technical College
Hwy G South
Rhinelander , WI 54501-0518
General Phone: (715) 365-4410

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Nicolet Area Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine242EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, various nursing
Business and Management60business management, business administration, accounting, accounting and related services, marketing
Family and Social Work28child care management
Liberal Arts27liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Office and Administration20administrative assistant, receptionist, general office occupations
Cooking and Culinary Arts17restaurant and catering management, food prep and kitchen assistant
Medical Support and Technology15medical assistant
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and police
Production Trades9welding
Engineering Technician8surveying tech
Mechanics and Repair7industrial electronics tech, HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics
Beauty and Cosmetology6barber, hair styling, cosmetoloty instructor
Education and Teaching5early childhood education
Design4graphic design
Construction Trades4carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science, information technology, computer programming, computer networking

Number of programs and degrees for Nicolet Area Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree13615
Award of less than 1 academic year26011
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years411
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years709

Nicolet Area Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Nicolet Area Technical College had a total enrollment of 1,253 students (886 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 0%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 24%
20-21 15%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Nicolet Area Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 59 %

Nicolet Area Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Rhinelander, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Nicolet Area Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,976
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,500
Books and supplies $ 1,148

Financial Aid:
Nicolet Area Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 538400)

Nicolet Area Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year2*5$64,108
All faculty totalcalendar year2*5$64,108

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year31$71,87640$70,399
All faculty totalacademic year31$71,87640$70,399

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Nicolet Area Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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