Northland Community and Technical College is a comprehensive college. It offers lots of nationally-renowned technical programs designed for individuals seeking for quickly join the work force. In addition, Northland has a liberal arts program which offers students the first-two years of a bachelor's degree.
Northland Community and Technical College has two campuses – East Grand Forks (EGF) and Thief River Falls (TRF) campus. Earlier these campuses were two separate colleges. And in July of 2003, Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls merged with the East Grand Forks campus of Northwest Technical College, to become a two campus comprehensive college.
These two campuses provide education over 2,000 full-time students in addition to hundreds of part-time students. Besides, the college is a part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
Realizing the demands and hectic schedules of today's busy students, Northland College has created distance learning programs that fit your schedule. As a distant Northland student, you can access online courses using any Internet connection, anytime and anywhere. Twenty-four-hour access allows you to download assignments, read and contribute to class discussions, review faculty feedback, and more at your convenience.
Distance-learning courses are the equal to on-campus classes in content, assignments, credit, and include interaction with a qualified Northland instructor. Textbooks, study guides, activities, and examinations are intended to allow you to succeed. Registration for all distance learning courses is the same process as for traditional courses.
Almost all students at Northland College are eligible to receive some type of financial aid. Grants, loans and scholarships are available. Some are based upon need; others are based upon academic standing, career programs or specific career goals. Part time students may be eligible for financial aid.
Northland Community & Technical College - Thief River Falls and East Grand Forks is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.