Northland Community And Technical College

Northland Community And Technical College

Northland Community & Technical College, also known as NCTC, is a two-year, community college located in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, United States. It also operates a campus in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. The College grants associate in arts, associate in science, and associate in applied science degrees as well as diplomas and certificates in a variety of subjects.

NCTC has an active student life. The campus hosts a wide variety of student clubs and organizations including the Auto Technology Club, Construction Electricity Club, MultiCultural Club, and Dance Club. NCTC operates a student-run radio station known as KSRQ "Pioneer 90.1" FM. Their sports teams are known as the Pioneers.

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Northland Community and Technical College
1101 Hwy # 1 East
Thief River Falls , MN 56701
General Phone: (218) 683-8800

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Northland Community and Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine265EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Agricultural Science and Management182farm management, agricultural production
Medical Support and Technology108medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, respiratory therapy assistant, cardiovascular tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer, phlebotomy ...
Liberal Arts106liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management63business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology, sales and marketing, special products marketing
Construction Trades58carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Engineering Technician44electronics tech, manufacturing tech, quality control tech, software tech, architectural drafting
Mechanics and Repair39HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, aircraft maintenance
Security and Law Enforcement37criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech, fire-fighting
Medical Administration36medical transcription, medical secretary
Office and Administration18administrative assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy17health and physical education, occupational therapist assistant
Production Trades17welding
Education and Teaching14teacher aide
Media9mass communication, animation and special effects
Therapy and Counseling8massage therapy
Beauty and Cosmetology7cosmetology
Computer Science and Engineering6computer networking

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year21110
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years22120
Associate's degree55528
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years473

Northland Community and Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northland Community and Technical College had a total enrollment of 4,027 students (2,814 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 4%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 20%
20-21 17%
22-24 14%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Northland Community and Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 54 %

Northland Community and Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Thief River Falls, Minnesota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Minnesota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northland Community and Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,936
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,936
Books and supplies $ 850

Financial Aid:
Northland Community and Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 238500)

Northland Community and Technical College Faculty

Northland Community and Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track912
Non-tenured and not on tenure track01

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year58$59,72052$58,712
All faculty totalacademic year58$59,72052$58,712

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

Northland Community and Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Special Products Marketing Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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What Sets Northland Community and Technical College Apart:

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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