Northwood Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,570
2022 Average Net Price
$9,800
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.53%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,677
31.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
60.3%
225 Graduates

About

Northwood Technical College is a higher education institution located in Washburn County, WI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Northwood Technical College were Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (28 degrees), and Psychiatric Services Technician (25 degrees).

In 2022, 1,764 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwood Technical College. 55.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,536 degrees), 21 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (73 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwood Technical College is $4,570, which is $−3,542 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Northwood Technical College is $4,570, which is $−3,542 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,800.

In 2022, 55% of undergraduate students attending Northwood Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,570
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Northwood Technical College was $4,570. The cost of tuition at Northwood Technical College is $−3,542 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$9,800
2022 Value
11%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Northwood Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,800. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Northwood Technical College grew by 11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,844
Room and Board
$1,940
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwood Technical College was of $7,844 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.72% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,940. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 1.72% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Northwood Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.77% with respect to 2021, when 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.53%
2019 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Northwood Technical College was 2.53%, which represents 20 out of the 791 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Northwood Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,677 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Northwood Technical College is 855 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,822. This means that 31.9% of students enrolled at Northwood Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwood Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 86.1% White, 4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.76% Hispanic or Latino, 2.02% Black or African American, 1.49% Two or More Races, 1.38% Asian, and 0.0747% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northwood Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.2%), followed by White Male (39.3%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Female (3.51%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwood Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,677 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwood Technical College is 855 and the part-time enrollment is 1,822. This means that 31.9% of students enrolled at Northwood Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Northwood Technical College was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Northwood Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,304 enrolled students
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    107 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    74 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Northwood Technical College is 86.1% White, 4% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.76% Hispanic or Latino, 2.02% Black or African American, 1.49% Two or More Races, 1.38% Asian, and 0.0747% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 58 students (2.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 202 more women than men received degrees from Northwood Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northwood Technical College is white (1,536 degrees awarded). There were 21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (73 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Northwood Technical College is Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), followed by Early Childhood Education & Teaching (28 degrees) and Psychiatric Services Technician (25 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwood Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (400 degrees awarded), Transportation (44 degrees), and Construction (50 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwood Technical College are Elementary & middle school teachers (79,010 people), Other managers (62,517 people), Construction managers (40,897 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (35,246 people), and Registered nurses (35,149 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwood Technical College in 2022 are Precision Production (400 degrees awarded), Transportation (44 degrees), Construction (50 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees), and Human Sciences (55 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwood Technical College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at Northwood Technical College are Precision Production (400 degrees awarded), Transportation (44 degrees), Construction (50 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees), and Human Sciences (55 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwood Technical College are Elementary & secondary schools (173,310 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (103,496 people), Construction (98,163 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (60,376 people), and Computer Systems Design (44,937 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwood Technical College are Precision Production (400 degrees awarded), Transportation (44 degrees), Construction (50 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (121 degrees), and Human Sciences (55 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northwood Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 54 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded
  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Northwood Technical College was Welding Technology with 54 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

781
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
983
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 781 degrees were awarded to men at Northwood Technical College, which is 0.795 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (983).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 332 degrees were awarded to men at Northwood Technical College in Welding Technology, which is 9.22 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 96 degrees were awarded to men at Northwood Technical College in Teacher Assistant & Aides, which is 96 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 50% of students graduating from Northwood Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Northwood Technical College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.889% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,536 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    73 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    54 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwood Technical College is white (1,536 degrees awarded). There were 21 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (73 degrees).

0.85% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    872 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    664 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Male
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northwood Technical College is white female (872 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (664 degrees).

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Operations

Northwood Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.83M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−14.5%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Northwood Technical College had a total salary expenditure of 64.5M. Northwood Technical College employs 146 Instructors. Most academics at Northwood Technical College are Female Instructor (83), and Male Instructor (63).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwood Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Management, with 43 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees.

Endowment

$4.83M
2022 Endowment
13.1%
decline from 2021

Northwood Technical College has an endowment valued at about $4.83M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwood Technical College declined 13.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $379k lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.48M - Federal
  2. $691k - State
  3. $3.81M - Local

As of 2022, Northwood Technical College received $7.48M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $691k from state grants and contracts, and $3.81M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$28.1M
2022 Salaries
0.786%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Northwood Technical College paid a median of $28.1M in salaries, which represents 43.6% of their overall expenditure ($64.5M) and a 0.786% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.8M
Instructional Salaries
146
Number of Employees

In 2022, Northwood Technical College paid a total of $10.8M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
146 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
48 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwood Technical College was Instructor with 146 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwood Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees, Management with 43 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwood Technical College was Female Instructor with 83 employees, and Male Instructor with 63 employees.

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