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2022 Central Avenue NE
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
United States

Certificates / Diplomas
Associate Degree
Whether you’re looking for a stepping stone to a four-year degree, hands-on training to jump-start your career, or something in between - you’ll find it at Northland Community & Technical College.

Northland is ranked top 10 in the nation for affordability and educational excellence, and our Liberal Arts program is ranked in the top 25 nationally. Northland also offers Z-Degree, a zero textbook cost degree. The same award-winning education but with one less obstacle by eliminating textbook costs.

At Northland, you can choose from 80+ program options offering you the focused attention and hands-on training industry wants along with the career-building opportunities you need to reach your potential in high-demand fields like aviation maintenance technology, geospatial intelligence analysis, unmanned aircraft systems technician, animal science, precision agriculture, automotive technology, architectural technology, carpentry, construction electricity, digital marketing, early childhood education, dietetic technician, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, pharmacy technology, physical therapist assistant, radiologic technology, respiratory therapist, surgical technology, IT cybersecurity, criminal justice, fire technology, electronics technology, manufacturing, welding technology and more!

Providing a winning tradition in the classroom and on the field, the Northland Pioneers are recognized as one of the top athletic programs in the MCAC. Northland competes in 7 sports, including baseball, basketball, clay target, wrestling, softball, and volleyball. #WeAreGo

Start your future close to home at one of the lowest tuitions in the state. Be in demand with a degree from Northland. Get started today at
The following information should help you understand the cost of attending college. Keep in mind that most students receive a financial aid package (grants and scholarships) which lowers their out-of-pocket cost. This is reflected on the net price information, if available.
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Living Off-Campus
Living with Family
The amounts above pertain to first-time full-time undergraduate students and include tuition and fees, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. Use these estimated amounts as a reference for building your annual budget for attending this institution.
Average Net Price $13,100 / year

This is the average annual amount that first-time, full-time undergraduate students pay at this institution after subtracting all grants and scholarships from the cost of attendance.

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Net cost after grants and scholarships by income
$0-$30,000: $11,097
$30,001-$48,000: $12,156
$48,001-$75,000: $12,693
$75,001-$110,000: $16,669
Over $110,000: $17,532

This net price data shows the average amount students have paid, according to their family income, after subtracting all grants and scholarships.

Student/Faculty Ratio
Size of Student Body
Average Class Size
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Breakdown by Race
American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%
Black or African American: 8%
Hispanic: 5%
Asian: 2%
White: 78%
Two or more races: 3%
International Students: 1%
Unknown: 2%
Breakdown by Age
19 and Younger: 32%
20 to 24: 26%
25 to 34: 19%
35 to 44: 11%
45 and Older: 12%
Breakdown by Gender
Men: 43%
Women: 56%
New entering students who are transfers

Graduation Rate for Two-Year Programs
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Completers within 3 years by race
American Indian or Alaska Native: 33%
Black or African American: 11%
Hispanic: 23%
Asian: 67%
White: 49%
Unknown: 100%
Two or more races: 7%
Completers within 3 years by Gender
Men: 35%
Women: 48%
Retention Rate
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Retention Rate By Type
Full-time: 66%
Part-time: 57%
Small town/rural
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid awarded to undergraduate students

The following information pertains to first-time full-time undergraduate students.

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Average amount of aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates
State/Local grant aid: $2,288
Institutional grant aid: $1,631
Federal grant aid: $2,929
Average amount of grant aid awarded by income (all sources)
$0-$30,000: $7,060
$30,001-$48,000: $6,001
$48,001-$75,000: $5,464
$75,001-$110,000: $1,488
Over $110,000: $625
School Scholarships
Required Forms: FAFSA
Title IV (FAFSA) School Code:

This section shows the median debt graduates incurred to complete their degree at this institution.

Median Cumulative Debt by Degree Type
  • Associate's Degree: $16,125
  • Undergraduate Certificate: $9,875
Percent of Graduates With Loans
  • Associate's Degree: 65%
  • Undergraduate Certificate: 60%

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  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Transcripts
  • Accepts dual credits
  • Accepts exam-based credits
  • Institution awards credits for military training
Application Timelines

Rolling Admissions Deadline

5th day of semester. Some programs have an application deadline. See program websites for details.

Financial Aid Application Deadline

Students must complete the FREE Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to apply for financial aid. Students can start to submit FAFSA applications on October 1 for the following academic year (e.g., For academic year 2023-24, FAFSA can be submitted as early as October 1, 2022). Work Study and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) awards are based on early application and eligibility requirements. For MN State Grants, the Federal processor must receive FAFSA applications no later than 30 days after the start of the semester.

Open Admissions Deadline

5th day of semester. Some programs have an application deadline. See program websites for details.

This profile features institution-wide data. Be aware that some categories may not be showing and that data is suppressed when reporting is for 10 or less students. Most data and terminology is sourced from IPEDS. To learn more about each section, please refer to Data Sources.