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Prospective Students

No matter where you are in your life or educational journey, NTC can help you get started on a path to a successful future with affordable tuition, employable skills and the ability to transfer the credits you earn to continue your education.

Already Decided on NTC?

If you’ve already made the wise choice to become a college student at NTC or to transfer in to NTC, get started with our admissions process.


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Why Choose NTC?

Beginning at NTC just makes sense with affordable tuition, employable graduates and transferable credit.

  • Affordability

    With the lowest tuition rates compared to other two and four-year colleges and universities, NTC is the most affordable choice for higher education in the area.

  • Employability

    Many NTC grads are employed before they cross the graduation stage. In fact, 93 percent of NTC grads from 2014 were employed within six months of graduation and that number climbs to 95 percent with those who continue their education.

  • Transferability

    With over 300 transfer options to more than 40 public and private universities, students can earn a two-year associate degree at NTC and then transfer to a partner college with junior status to earn a baccalaureate degree.

Let our unique abilities help you discover yours.

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Experience NTC

Our virtual tour provides you with the opportunity to view our campuses through photos, videos and 360-degree views of our classrooms. Start exploring and you will see, we’re not the “tech” you remember.

  • High School Students

    Whether you want to learn about how you can start earning free college credit from NTC while you're still in high school or if you want to connect with a Career Coach to determine what career is the best fit for you, our High School Hub has the resources available to help you get started. You can see what high school events we're holding on campus, schedule a campus visit, or even take a peak at our what intramural sports, events and student groups are available through our Student Life office.

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  • Adult Learners

    Life doesn’t have to get in the way of earning a college degree. With flexible scheduling and formats available for both complete programs and individual courses, you can learn in the way that's convenient for you. Many of our programs offer a mix of traditional face-to-face classes as well as flexible options like late start or online classes. We even have offer our most flexible option, Virtual College, which lets you set your own due dates and go your own pace.

    No matter what your circumstance may be, we can help you find a way to make earning your degree a part of your busy schedule. Browse our program offerings and flexible options to find the option that’s right for you.

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  • Veterans

    As a tribute to your service, NTC offers additional resources and assistance for veterans and their families. The training you completed while on active duty may be considered as college credit. NTC Veteran Services can help you navigate the federal evaluation process and maximize the benefits you may qualify for in your educational journey.

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  • International Students

    Thank you for considering Northcentral Technical College (NTC) in Wausau, Wisconsin. We are excited that you are thinking about continuing your education with us. Explore the unique support services available to international students including intensive English courses that can help you succeed in your program of choice.

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I think NTC is a very good place to start because of how much money you save; I know that was a big factor. I can still work while I’m going here because of the flexible schedules, and the one on one with the teachers because of the small school is something I really enjoy.

Brittanie Boeck, Virtual College Student
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Tuition & Aid

NTC has the lowest cost per credit for college tuition in the area, offers financial aid and awards more than $310,000 in scholarships annually.

Services & Support

Let the dedicated support staff at NTC accommodate your unique educational needs. You may qualify to receive credit for prior learning based on your work experience leading up to this point in your life. Need extra help? Develop a customized academic plan or advance your computer skills at NTC’s College Prep Center. If you require additional accommodations, NTC’s Disability Resource Center staff can work with you to make the classroom adjustments you need to succeed.

College Prep Center → Disability Services →Credit for Prior Learning →

Begin Your Journey

If you’re ready to get started, just fill out our online application. If not, request more information and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.

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