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NORTHWOOD TECH'S ROOTS
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Learning is our passion.
Quality Education for You and Your Community
Northwood Tech is a top-ranked college serving the northwest region of Wisconsin with multiple convenient locations and offerings, including career-focused degree and certificate programs, customized training for businesses and a wide array of personal and career enrichment courses. It's no wonder Northwood Tech serves one in 16 people in the community.
Northwood Tech is committed to making your experience meaningful and professional with faculty and staff who care about your individual success.
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of Northwood Tech graduates are employed within six months.
U.S. Community Colleges
average annual starting salary for graduates
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A leader in technical education for over a century.
A Pillar in the Community
Before Northwood Tech came to fruition, there was a vision to train a dynamic workforce over 100 years ago.
- 1912 - Industrial, Commercial, Continuing Evening School founded in Superior, one of the first technical schools in Wisconsin.
- 1972 - The Wisconsin Indianhead Vocational, Technical and Adult Education District was created to serve NW Wisconsin.
- 1978 - District name changed to Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Institute.
- 1987 - Name became Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
- 2021 - Name became Northwood Technical College
To remain a resource for individuals in the communities, Northwood Tech constantly evolves with current industry demands, providing reliable career preparation now and in the future.
With over 100 years of innovative education, we continue to focus on “Learning First”. Check out this snapshot of the college throughout the years on our journey to becoming Northwood Technical College.
Over 100 years of technical education experience
Four dollars back to the community for every tax dollar spent on technical education
Graduates reported a 54% increase in salary five years after graduation
FOCUSING ON your SUCCESS
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A quality, affordable education serving your regional community