Nicolet Area Technical College

Rhinelander, WI 54501
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Nicolet Area Technical College is located in Rhinelander, Wisconsin and is a part of the Wisconsin Technical College System. Nicolet College is a public two-year technical college that serves 2000 students. It was created in 1967 in order to give the community access to great educational opportunities. Nicolet College offers students more than 100 degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Students can attend day courses, evening courses, and online courses at Nicolet College. There are also a number of transfer opportunities for students who wish to continue their education at larger universities in order to seek higher degrees.

The Nicolet College nursing program allows students to earn associate’s degrees in nursing. Students will learn how to treat patients in many different medical settings. Graduates of the program will be prepared to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. This program has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,338
Student to Faculty Ratio8:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 29
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 18
Certificate 1 6
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1993 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$151/credit
In State Students$151/credit
Out of State Students$226/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,795 $6,795 $10,170
ADN 70 $10,570 $10,570 $15,820
BSN 125 $18,875 $18,875 $28,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Nicolet Area Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 65% $4,119
Other Federal Grant 16% $694
State Grant & Scholarships 55% $1,212
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 34% $3,960
Private Loans 1% $8,250


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$8,089
$30,001 to $48,000$7,221
$48,001 to $75,000$9,919
$75,001 to $110,000$12,919
Over $110,000$12,960

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
Nicolet Area Technical College
5364 College Drive
Rhinelander, WI 54501

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