Northwest Technical Institute Springdale

Overview of Northwest Technical Institute Springdale

Northwest Technical Institute is found in Springdale, AR. Springdale is a small city. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Certificate at Northwest Technical Institute.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Northwest Technical Institute is known for its programs in mechanics and repair, production trades, transportation.

Northwest Technical Institute Selectivity

The school accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 304 in 2007-2008 at Northwest Technical Institute. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Changing lives through education, training and skill development."

More complete details are provided below.

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Northwest Technical Institute
709 S Old Missouri Rd
Springdale , AR 72764

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Northwest Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation51construction equipment operation, truck and bus driver
Nursing and Emergency Medicine39licensed practical nurse
Production Trades39machine shop assistant, welding
Mechanics and Repair34electrical installation and repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Engineering Technician20electronics tech, electromechanical tech, HVAC tech, architectural drafting
Computer Science and Engineering16computer and info science, computer programming, web design
Office and Administration11administrative assistant
Medical Administration9medical office computer specialist
Medical Support and Technology2surgical tech
Business and Management2accounting, MIS

Number of programs and degrees for Northwest Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years15211
Award of less than 1 academic year7111

Northwest Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwest Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 304 students (355 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 1%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 6%
20-21 12%
22-24 13%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 17%
50-64 9%
65+ 1%

Northwest Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 88 %
Part-Time 16 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 61%

Northwest Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northwest Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,016
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,640
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Northwest Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2073700)

Northwest Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Northwest Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets Northwest Technical Institute Apart:

% of degrees in production trades
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Top 8%Northwest Technical Institute % of degrees in production trades
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Northwest Technical Institute % students 40 years or older
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 10%Northwest Technical Institute Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Northwest Technical Institute % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Northwest Technical Institute Number of degree programs
Male % of student body
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Top 14%Northwest Technical Institute Male % of student body
Number of students
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Top 17%Northwest Technical Institute Number of students
% of degrees in transportation
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Top 17%Northwest Technical Institute % of degrees in transportation

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