Greater Lowell Technical School

Tyngsboro, MA 01879
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Greater Lowell Technical School (GLTHS) is located in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts. The technical school was established in 1967. It is a high school that also offers many educational opportunities for adults who are looking to further their career prospects. It offers a large number of technical programs for students to choose from. These technical programs are designed to help students to learn important skills that will help them to transition into careers as professionals. This school has become an important part of the community and has been working hard to educate the population in various fields ever since its inception.

GLTHS has a nursing program that will help prospective nurses to realize their career goals, too. The school offers a practical nursing program that allows students to work toward earning a licensed practical nurse (LPN) diploma. This 40-week course is designed to teach all of the essential elements that an LPN will need to know. Successful graduates of the program will earn the right to take the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. The program has many classroom sessions and will also feature clinical experiences at various healthcare facilities in the area. This practical nursing program is fully approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is also accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students79
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate100%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 16 50
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 96.8%


Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
04/26/2013 - Current
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions
07/01/1980 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of Greater Lowell Technical School's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 29% $2,934
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 29% $7,250
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,985
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.
Greater Lowell Technical School
250 Pawtucket Blvd
Tyngsboro, MA 01879

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