Northcentral Technical College

  • Northcentral Technical College, Wausau, WI, builds a competitive workforce in a global society by inspiring, connecting and strengthening its customers as they pursue lifelong learning.

School Highlights

Northcentral Technical College serves 6,395 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Northcentral Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty137 staff167 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Northcentral Technical College has grown by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The Northcentral Technical College diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has grown by 151% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,395 students2,809 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio47:118:1
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# Full-Time Students1,203 students820 students
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# Part-Time Students5,192 students1,989 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
187187
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
7%
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% Black
1%
9%
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% White
57%
68%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
33%
8%
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Diversity Score0.560.52
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College Completion Rate
33%
42%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$33,700
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,148 is less than the state average of $4,954. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,036 is less than the state average of $6,979. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,148$4,954
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,036$6,979
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,999$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,375
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • For more than 90 years, NTC has been a vital educational component for the citizens of North Central Wisconsin. Started in 1912 in a small, two-story building called the Wausau Industrial School, NTC effectively connects its learners with the business community by giving them the skills they need to achieve success on their lifelong learning journey. Students may choose from over 40 degrees offering training in some of the fastest growing careers. In addition, NTC offers customized training, technical assistance, testing and evaluation processes and consulting services to its business and industry partners. Northcentral's expansive 10-county district has campuses in Wausau, Antigo, Merrill (Health & Public Safety Training facility), Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg. NTC's campuses in Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg offer credit courses in several associate degree and diploma programs through self-paced "Flex Labs," interactive television, and conventional classroom settings. NTC's campuses in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg offer counseling and career development services, as well as a wide variety of continuing education and vocational classes. NTC offers 26 Associate Degrees, 9 Technical Diplomas, 11 programs offering completion in less than one year, 14 Apprenticeship programs and 34 Certificate programs. Northcentral Technical College is accredited by the North Central Association – Higher Learning Commission, American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation, Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiology Technology (JRCERT) and National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Northcentral Technical College is Mid-State Technical College (41.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,690 students | 41.70 Mi500 32nd St N
    Wisconsin Rapids WI  54494
    (715) 422-5300
    41.702,690
  • 1,849 students | 44.60 Mi5364 College Drive
    Rhinelander WI  54501
    (715) 365-4410
    44.601,849
  • 10,361 students | 76.00 Mi1825 N Bluemound Dr
    Appleton WI  54912
    (920) 735-4740
    76.0010,361
  • 11,505 students | 82.00 Mi2740 W Mason St
    Green Bay WI  54307
    (920) 498-5400
    82.0011,505
  • Rasmussen College-Wisconsin
    Private for-profit
    653 students | 83.10 Mi904 South Taylor Street, Suite 100
    Green Bay WI  54303
    (920) 593-8400
    83.10653
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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,954 per year for in-state students and $6,979 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,826 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wisconsin community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.