Northwest Technical Institute
The Northwest Technical Institute offers nursing education to students entering the health care profession by qualifying for licensure by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The Institute is accredited by the Commission Council on Occupational Education. Graduates from this program are also able to enroll in the Associate Degree Nursing program at NWACC or the Bachelor's Degree of Nursing Program at U of A.
Requirements for Admission
- Submit COMPASS and TEAS test scores.
- Official copy of your high school transcript or GED scores.
- Official college transcripts, if applicable.
- Immunization records for measles/rubella (only if born on or after January 1, 1957).
- Two references (Job or Personal).
The practical nursing program at Northwest is offered in three semesters and one summer term.
Students will be admitted for CNA to LPN track (needs to be a CNA for at least 6 months) and the LPN track.
The applications are processed between August 1st to November 1st for classes commencing on the 1st of the following January. Preferences will be given to higher scores on the COMPASS and TEAS scores if the number of qualified applicant should exceed the 50 slots available.
Graduates from the Practical Nursing Program of Northwest Technical Institute are eligible to apply for licensure by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||100%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||42|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX PN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Northwest Technical Institute as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
Council on Occupational Education|
06/13/2003 - Current
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio5:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than 2 year|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$6,770Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$6,379|
|30k to 48k$4,706|
|48k to 75k$6,956|
|75k to 110k--|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native