Northwestern Technical College

Northwestern Technical College

Northwest Technical College, also known as NTC, was established in 1965, and is located in Bemidji, Minnesota. The campus of the college occupies an area of over 100,000 square feet. Northwest Technical College offers more than 40 programs in the areas of health, human, and protective services, business, business, and industrial technology. Various certificates, diplomas, and distance education programs are also available here.

Northwest Technical College aims at maintaining an active athletic life for the development of its students. The intramural sports teams of the institute participate in flag football, sand volleyball, broomball, basketball, hockey, soccer, softball, and volleyball, through the Bemidji State University.

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Contacting Northwestern Technical College

Northwestern Technical College
265 Bicentennial Trail
Rock Spring , GA 30739
General Phone: (706) 764-3510

Northwestern Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management185operations management, accounting technology, human resources
Mechanics and Repair162electrical installation and repair, computer repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine160registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Transportation128truck and bus driver
Family and Social Work79child care provider, social work courses
Medical Support and Technology77medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, cardiovascular tech, surgical tech, phlebotomy
Office and Administration68data entry, word processing, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Education and Teaching56early childhood education
Beauty and Cosmetology52cosmetology, manicurist
Production Trades51machine shop assistant, welding
Computer Science and Engineering47data processing tech, web design, computer networking, computer security
Medical Administration41medical transcription, medical receptionist
Security and Law Enforcement39criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Engineering Technician32drafting, CAD and design, architectural drafting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16occupational therapist assistant
Liberal Arts11technical and business writing

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year76330
Associate's degree16715
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years854
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years18916

Northwestern Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwestern Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,275 students (1,856 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 5%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 16%
20-21 13%
22-24 12%
25-29 15%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Northwestern Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 36 %

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,539
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,835
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
Northwestern Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 525700)

Northwestern Technical College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2034

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year20$47,91828$48,979
All faculty totalcalendar year20$47,91828$48,979

*: 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 year0*6$58,958
All faculty totalacademic year0*6$58,958

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

Northwestern Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work, Other

Liberal Arts
Technical and Business Writing

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

Medical Administration
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

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

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Northwestern Technical College Apart:

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% of degrees in transportation
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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Top 14%Northwestern Technical College % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Top 15%Northwestern Technical College Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
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Top 20%Northwestern Technical College % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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