Northwest Technical Institute

Springdale, AR 72764

Located in Springdale, Arkansas, Northwest Technical Institute is a public institution that offers diploma and certificate programs, which can be completed in 2 years or less.

Northwest Technical Institute has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Northwest Technical Institute in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,016 and fees $305. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $2,016 and $305 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio5:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than 2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate39%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • LPN

    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

    1. Submit COMPASS and TEAS test scores.
    2. Official copy of your high school transcript or GED scores.
    3. Official college transcripts, if applicable.
    4. Immunization records for measles/rubella (only if born on or after January 1, 1957).
    5. 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.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 44

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Northwest Technical Institute

Northeast Technology Center-Kansas
36.95 miles away
Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell
37.13 miles away
Northeast Technology Center-Afton
59.06 miles away
Indian Capital Technology Center-Sallisaw
63.11 miles away
Franklin Technology-MSSU
66.2 miles away
Northeast Technology Center-Pryor
73.42 miles away
Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau
83.93 miles away
Kiamichi Technology Center-Stigler
84.95 miles away
Northeast Technology Center-Claremore
85.12 miles away
Green Country Technology Center
108.52 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
06/13/2003 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$6,770

Average 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--
Over 110k--
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

92%

Recipients

$1,678

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

56%

Recipients

$2,067

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

0%

Recipients

$0

Average Amount

Student Population

250

Undergrads

0

Graduates

117

Women

133

Men

96%

Full-time

4%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
71%
Hispanic
18%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Black/African American
2%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant

Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. 

Ginny Blankenship Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a non-traditional nursing student attending East Arkansas Community College.

Peggy Pickens Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Nursing.


More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing
Northwest Technical Institute
709 S Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, AR 72764
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