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.
|Campus LocaleCity: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio5:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than 2 year|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
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.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||44|
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Northwest Technical Institute as reported by Arkansas state board of nursing.
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
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
Council on Occupational Education|
06/13/2003 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$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
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program.
Applicant must be a non-traditional nursing student attending East Arkansas Community College.
Applicant must be enrolled in the University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Nursing.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Arkansas state board of nursing