• Address: 1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701

  • Phone Number: 800-657-3930

  • Website: www.northland.edu

About

Northland Community and Technical College is a public community college and was established in the year 1949, which offers first two years of a bachelor’s degree. The college was formed after merging with two other colleges. First with Thief River Falls State Junior College and then with the East Grand Forks campus of Northwest Technical College. The college name changed several times during the 1900s, the college got renamed to Northland Community and Technical College in the year 2003.

The mission is dedicated to creating a quality learning environment for all learners through a partnership with students. 

The vision is to be widely recognized as a progressive leader in the community and technical college education. It is an integral part of Northland's mission to acknowledge, understand, value and celebrate the diverse heritage, cultures, and individuals within our learning environment and community. 

  • The total student population is 3,599 in which 1,375 are Full-time and 2,224 are Part-time.

  • The student to faculty ratio is 19:1.

  • The graduation rate is 38%.


Online Education at NCTC

The college offers a variety of high-quality, accredited online college degree programs, and that allows the freedom to control your education that will help you create new opportunities for your professional achievement.

The online courses are diverse and flexible for the students. And online interaction also makes it easier for students to maintain an analytic academic level.

Overview

Institution Type

(2 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Thief River Falls, Minnesota

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002385

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

ACEND

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: www.northland.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Programmatic Accreditation

  • Associate of Applied Science in Dietetic Technician is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 19: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 56 % Part Time: 55 %
Total Population 3,599
Student Population Full Time: 1,375 Part Time: 2,224
Gender Division Male: 44 % Female: 56 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 36 %

The College Monk

Female: 40 %

Total Graduation Rate: 38 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Northland Community and Technical College offers 24 online programs across 7 Majors

Health Science

Offering 6 programs accross 2 degrees

Business Management

Offering 9 programs accross 2 degrees

Education

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Engineering

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees


Admissions

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $20

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Various aid programs and assistance is provided to the students according to the criteria’s. Students have to fill the FAFSA form. The Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) federal school code is 002385.

  • Federal Aid - Aids like Pell grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct PLUS loans, Direct subsidized loans, and unsubsidized loans. About 30% of the students are being awarded the Pell grants.

  • State Aid - Aid like Wisconsin Grant Program, Talent Incentive Program Grant, Wisconsin Minority Retention Grant, and various other state aid are being provided to the students. State scholarships like Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded to the students.

  • Institutional Aid - Aid like Academic Scholarship, Lake Superior Scholarship, Northland Leadership Scholarship, Northland Legacy Scholarship are being awarded to the students.

  • Military Aid in the form of Post 9/11 GI Bill is also been offered to the students.

About 65% of the students are being awarded the student loans.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $3,957 Undergraduate Student, U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $494 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time May 1st, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,455 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,455 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,455 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,455 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Wisconsin Grant Program $2,059 Undergraduate Wisconsin residents enrolled at least half-time. Varies
Talent Incentive Program Grant $2,059 Financially needy and educationally disadvantaged Wisconsin resident students. Varies
Indian Student Assistance Grant $2,059 Wisconsin residents who are at least 25% Native American. Varies
Wisconsin Minority Retention Grant $2,059 Enrolled at least half-time in independent, tribal, or Wisconsin technical college institutions. Varies
Hearing & Visually Handicapped Student Grant $2,059 Undergraduate Wisconsin residents, enrolled at in-state or eligible out-of-state public or independent institutions who show financial need. Varies
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Academic Excellence Scholarship $2,059 Wisconsin high school seniors who have the highest grade point average in each public and private high school. Varies

Data Source: www.northland.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Academic Scholarship $10,000 Based on their existing academic record and test scores. Varies
Lake Superior Scholarship Varies Demonstrated academic excellence or extracurricular experience. Varies
Sigurd Olson Eco-Visionary Scholarship $1,000 Demonstrated a commitment to the environment and conservation through academic achievements or extracurricular experiences Varies
Northland Leadership Scholarship $1,000 Contributions to their school and/or community through leadership, volunteer service, and involvement outside the classroom. Varies
Northland Legacy Scholarship $1,000 High standard, unique mission, and lasting legacy of a Northland College education. Varies

Data Source: www.northland.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $3,617 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: www.northland.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $10,069
$30,001 - $48,000 $10,788
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,818
$75,001 - $110,000 $15,261
Over $110,000 $15,667

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 30% $3,607
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 57% $4,281
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $4,029
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 65% $6,199
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 64% $5,670
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 11,542
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 60 $4,034
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 60 $4,034

Data Source: www.northland.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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