Northwest Technical Institute

Nursing Programs

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.

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
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

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.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 41 100 90.85
2011 41 100 86.46
2010 43 100 84.32
2009 38 97.4 88.66
2008 33 93.9 86.23
2007 32 96.9 87.57
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Accreditations

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

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%

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$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

92%

Recipients

$1,678

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

56%

Recipients

$2,067

Average Amount

Pell grants

0%

Recipients

$0

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

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%

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Northwest Technical Institute
709 S Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, AR 72764
(479) 751-8824 x0