Northcentral Technical College

Northcentral Technical College

Northcentral Technical College, also known as NTC, is a technical community college located in Wausau, Wisconsin, United States. It was originally established in 1912 and known as Wausau Industrial School. It was renamed to its current name in 1988. The College also operates regional centers in Antigo, Medford, Merrill, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg. NTC is among the 16 schools under the Wisconsin Technical College System. The college awards associate degree programs and certifications in over 40 areas of study. The college also offers a number of online courses.

NTC has an active student life. The campus is home to more than 30 clubs and organizations including the Multicultural Student Club, Delta Epsilon Chi, Association of Information Technology Professionals, and Student Nurses Association.

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Contacting Northcentral Technical College

Northcentral Technical College
1000 Campus Dr
Wausau , WI 54401-1899
General Phone: (715) 675-3331

Northcentral Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine704EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology117dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, medical lab tech
Business and Management73operations management, accounting, accounting technology, marketing, merchandising and sales
Engineering Technician69architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, laser/optical tech, electromechanical tech, instrumentation tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical drafting
Production Trades52machinist, machine shop assistant, tool and die tech, welding
Security and Law Enforcement51criminal justice and police
Construction Trades44electrician, metal building assembler, building inspection and management, pipefitting, plumbing
Mechanics and Repair41communications install and repair, industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, precision systems maintenance, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering31systems analyst, computer networking, computer support
Therapy and Counseling28mental and social health services
Office and Administration25data entry, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Liberal Arts22sign language translation, interdisciplinary studies
Media17graphic communications
Medical Administration16medical transcription, medical billing
Education and Teaching11early childhood education, teacher aide
Agricultural Science and Management1agricultural machine tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years25214
Associate's degree45629
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years4711
Award of less than 1 academic year5476

Northcentral Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northcentral Technical College had a total enrollment of 3,729 students (2,253 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 14%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Northcentral Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 74 %

Northcentral Technical College Room and Board (2007)

Northcentral Technical College offers campus housing for 60 of its 2,253 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Northcentral Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,186
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,190
Room and board $ 4,340
Books and supplies $ 878
Other expenses $ 2,803

Financial Aid:
Northcentral Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 538700)

Northcentral Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year75$65,01489$64,709
All faculty totalacademic year75$65,01489$64,709

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

Northcentral Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
General Merchandising/Sales/Related Marketing Operations, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Metal Building Assembly/Assembler
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Precision Systems Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Graphic Communications, General

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other

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What Sets Northcentral Technical College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
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 Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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