Northland Community and Technical College

  • Northland is an innovative leader in higher education, preparing all learners with work and life skills that advance personal well-being and regional prosperity.
School Highlights
  • Northland Community and Technical College serves 4,583 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Northland Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Pennington County, MN.
  • The nearest community college to Northland Community and Technical College is Northwest Technical College (76.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Northland Community and Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 203 teachers has grown by 63% over five years.
Northland Community and Technical College(MN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty203 staff56 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Northland Community and Technical College has grown by 25% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The Northland Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 77% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,583 students1,302 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,018 students768 students
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# Part-Time Students1,273 students534 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
9%
9%
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% White
79%
73%
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% Two or more races
-
3%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.45
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College Completion Rate
35%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,715 is less than the state average of $6,980. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,715 is less than the state average of $7,515. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,715$6,980
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,715$7,515
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,775$15,511
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,253$7,600
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Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Marksmanship, Softball, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Football, Marksmanship,
Softball, Volleyball,
Wrestling
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Northland Community and Technical College is a comprehensive community and technical college with campuses located in East Grand Forks, MN and Thief River Falls, MN. We offer certificates, diplomas, and degrees in a variety of majors and general education transfer courses; as well as workforce training and continuing education programs. Northland Community and Technical College was created by a merger in July 1995 to form a comprehensive two-year college. Its founding partners, the Thief River Falls Area Vocation School , opened in 1946, and Northland Community College was founded in 1965. Northland is a comprehensive college, offering many state-of-the-art, nationally-renowned technical programs designed for those looking to quickly join the work force. Northland also has a liberal arts program which offers students the first-two years of a bachelor's degree. Northland Community and Technical College specializes in career-focused training designed to provide you with maximum job placement potential. A Northland college education is personalized, technology-intensive, focused, and innovative. You can graduate in as little as 9-months or earn a two-year degree. Northland Community & Technical College - Thief River Falls and East Grand Forks (formerly known as Northwest Technical College) is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

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