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Located in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, Northland Community and Technical College is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Thief River Falls draws many to the area.

1,261 Full-Time Undergraduates
$5,099 Avg In-State Tuition

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Northland Community and Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Northland Community and Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#313 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northland Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Best Value Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Northland Community and Technical College?

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Contact details for Northland Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 Hwy One East, Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Phone: 218-793-2800
Website: www.northlandcollege.edu

Can I Afford Northland Community and Technical College?

$5,099 In-State Tuition
56% Take Out Loans
14.4% Loan Default Rate
During the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time students at Northland Community and Technical College paid $170 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $5,099 $5,099
Fees $617 $617
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Northland Community and Technical College, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $5,542 a year. That adds up to $22,168 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northland Community and Technical College is 14.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Northland Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,261 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,220 undergraduate students at Northland Community and Technical College, with 1,261 being full-time and 1,959 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,261 full-time undergraduates at Northland Community and Technical College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northland Community and Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 132
Hispanic or Latino 80
White 940
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 84

Over 16 countries are represented at Northland Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Cameroon, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Northland Community and Technical College

906 Took All Classes Online
1,470 Took At Least One Class Online
5.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,470 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Northland Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 22nd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Northland Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northland Community and Technical College was 5.3%. This is the #1,279 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northland Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Northland Community and Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 67%
Health Sciences & Services 67%
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 3%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Northland Community and Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Northland Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician #2
General Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology #4
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist #4
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training #5
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair #6
Air Transportation #11
Transportation & Materials Moving #11
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #13
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist #14
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #17
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary #20
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences #31
Health Sciences & Services #42
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder #46
Health & Medical Administrative Services #208

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northland Community and Technical College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 127 127
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 65 0 0 65
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 13 7 20
Electrician 0 0 19 19
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 13 2 4 19
Welding Technology/Welder 5 0 12 17
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 3 11 14
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 0 13 0 13
Radiologic Technology 0 13 0 13
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 8 0 5 13
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 12 0 12
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 12 0 12
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 2 9 11
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 9 0 9
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician 0 8 0 8
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 8 0 8
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 8 0 0 8
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 7 7
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 0 0 7 7
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician 1 0 6 7
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 4 2 6
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 6 0 6
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 4 0 4
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 2 0 2 4
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 2 0 2
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 2 0 0 2
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Other Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technologies 0 0 1 1
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 0 0 0
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 0 0 0 0
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 0 0 0 0
General Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science & Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 104 112 219 435

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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