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Northwest Technical Institute

Northwest Technical Institute is an Associate's college with 41 students located in Eagan, MN.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
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Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician (57%), Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD (23%), Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD (18%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations for architectural and related construction projects. Includes instruction in basic construction and structural design, architectural rendering, architectural-aided drafting (CAD), layout and designs, architectural blueprint interpretation, building materials, and basic structural wiring diagramming.

Job Opportunities:

Architectural and Civil Drafters
Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical skills and advanced computer software and hardware to the creation of graphic representations and simulations in support of engineering projects. Includes instruction in engineering graphics, two-dimensional and three-dimensional engineering design, solids modeling, engineering animation, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided design (CADD), and auto-CAD techniques.

Job Opportunities:

Architectural and Civil Drafters
Prepare detailed drawings of architectural and structural features of buildings or drawings and topographical relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, and public works. Use knowledge of building materials, engineering practices, and mathematics to complete drawings.
Electrical and Electronics Drafters
Prepare wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, and layout drawings used for the manufacture, installation, or repair of electrical equipment.
Mechanical Drafters
Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.
Drafters, All Other
All drafters not listed separately.

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to develop working drawings and electronic simulations in support of mechanical and industrial engineers, and related professionals. Includes instruction in manufacturing materials and processes, mechanical drafting, electrode-mechanical drafting, basic metallurgy, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, blueprint reading, and technical communication.

Job Opportunities:

Mechanical Drafters
Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

Administration & Faculty

CFO Ken McCarthy
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Student : Faculty Ratio 9 : 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $25,130 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $28,250
$30K-$48K $28,870

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $17,280, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $17,280 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $7,500
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $17,280 $24,780

Students Receiving Aid

66% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 92% $6,044
Federal Scholarships/Grants 39% $2,838
Institutional Grants 3% $500
Other Loans 92% $1,235
Pell Grants 39% $2,838
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 39% $1,513
Student Loans 92% $7,279

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://nti.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://nti.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

80% of students graduated on time.

80% of students graduated in six years.

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