Northcentral Technical College
Northcentral Technical College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Wausau.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 5,167 students attend the school. Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
North Central Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,173, and fees were $324. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,759 and $324 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students5,167|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
The Northcentral Technical College ADN program prepares students to promote optimal health in delivering patient care in the nursing process. The program requires 70 credits for graduation. Students are prepared to provide supervision and direction in the handling of basic nursing care.
Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam for RNs as licensure for practice.
Pre-program Admission Requirements:
- Application for Admission
- High School transcript or GED
- Transcripts for college level coursework
- Admission Testing
After successfully completing pre-program admission requirements students can fulfill particular requirements to prepare for petition:
- College level pre-requisite courses
- CPR certification for healthcare providers
- Criminal background check
- Attend a mandatory orientation
- Register for core courses by registration deadline
- Certified Nursing Assistant certification
Students who are unable to register for the core program by the deadline, not attend the program orientation or who fail to take core courses before the start of the semester will lose their seat and need to re-apply for the program in the future.
The program requires CPR certification to be maintained throughout enrollment in the nursing program, as well as a criminal background check and complete the college’s health requirements, to meet documentation of immunization.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||7||77|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
11/01/1992 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$132/credit|
|In State Students||$132/credit|
|Out of State Students||$198/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 76% of Northcentral Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$1,708|
|State Grant & Scholarships||33%||$1,116|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||11%||$919|
|Federal Student Loans||45%||$4,057|
$10,761Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$9,832|
|$30,001 to $48,000$10,125|
|$48,001 to $75,000$12,111|
|$75,001 to $110,000$14,081|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.