Learn what it's like to attend Northwood Tech.


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Northwood Tech is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence and personalized instruction. Outside of studies, there are a variety of clubs, organizations and student activities.

The Northwood Tech Experience

Northwood Tech is a diverse community of students who all have one thing in common: they all aspire to make a better future for themselves and/or their loved ones. 

At Northwood Tech, you won't just be a number lost among the many faces of a lecture hall; you'll be in solidarity with your fellow classmates who are here to forge a better future and the instructors and staff who want to help make that happen for you. 

You'll develop lifelong connections with students, staff and instructors who care about your success and will help to steer you in the direction of your goals. 

Northwood Tech has four campuses and three outreach centers throughout Northwest Wisconsin. With seven convenient locations, you're sure to find a Northwood Tech campus for you. 

A Campus Near You

You can attend Northwood Tech close to home or choose from one of Northwood Tech's other campuses, if your goal is to move farther away. 

Student housing options are available off-site near Northwood Tech's Ashland, Rice Lake and Superior campuses, if you're seeking a traditional college experience.

Each campus varies geographically from waterfalls, rivers or lakes and rural life to nearby urban life. Whatever experience you're seeking, Northwood Tech has a campus for you. 

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External view of the Ashland Main Entrance


2100 Beaser Ave. Ashland, WI 54806

The Ashland campus is located in a charming community, rich in arts and nature along the shores of Lake Superior and immersed among some of Wisconsin's most breathtaking scenery. The campus is centrally located to many area recreational attractions including the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, thousands of acres of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, countless pristine inland lakes, waterfalls and miles of rivers and streams. Ashland is a recreational playground for hunters, anglers, boaters, skiers, snowmobilers, hikers, kayakers, campers and anyone who enjoys the outdoors. 

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Exterior view of New Richmond campus

New Richmond

1019 S. Knowles Ave. New Richmond, WI 54017

The New Richmond campus offers an abundance of recreational and cultural activities. The campus is situated in the beautiful St. Croix Valley and only a 40-minute drive to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. Sprinkled with parks and nature retreats throughout the city, New Richmond lives up to its slogan “The City Beautiful”.

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Outside view of the Rice Lake campus on a sunny day

Rice Lake

1900 College Drive Rice Lake, WI 54868

Found directly in Northwood Tech Rice Lake campus backyard is the Cedar Side Walking Trail, which follows the Red Cedar River for 3.5 miles where eagles, deer and other wildlife visit regularly. The largest city in the county, Rice Lake has a small-town feel with the big-city benefits of commerce, manufacturing, health and education. This Wisconsin Northwoods area has something for everyone–great fishing, hiking, biking and ATVing, as well as shopping, dining, live theatre and more.

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Outside view of the Superior campus


600 N. 21st St. Superior, WI 54880

Originally founded in 1912, the Superior campus is the first Northwood Tech campus. Superior is nestled on the western tip of the Great Lake Superior and is known for not only its access to the largest freshwater lake in the world, but for its historical roots, roaring waterfalls and colorful events.

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Hayward Outreach Center

15618 Windrose Lane, Suite 106
Hayward, WI 54843

Conveniently located near downtown Hayward, you’ll be able to get a start on select programs and classes and have access to Northwood Tech services while staying close to home.

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Balsam Lake Outreach Center

400 Polk County Plaza
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

Northwood Tech's newest outreach center provides education to Polk County and surrounding areas. 

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Ladysmith Outreach Center

1104 W. Lake Ave., Suite 1
Ladysmith, WI 54848

Discover the ways you can start your education close to home at the Ladysmith Outreach Center. You’ll be able to get a start on select programs and classes and have access to Northwood Tech services without the commute to campus.

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Health Education Center

505 Pine Ridge Drive
Shell Lake, WI 54871

The Shell Lake location provides health-related education to the Northwood Tech district. The center is geographically centered in the district for convenience.



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Image of WITC-Rice Lake's "The Hub" with students sitting at tables
Image of a student relaxing and studying in the WITC-New Richmond commons area
Image of Northwood Tech's commons area with students sitting at tables on the Superior Campus

Get a snapshot of life on campus. Experience hands-on learning and visit with instructors and students to get a real feel for your program of interest. Contact an admissions advisor at the campus of your choice to schedule a tour or classroom shadow. 

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Take the Next Step

Are you ready to experience success? Northwood Tech staff are standing by to support you in reaching your educational and career goals, so do it. Take the leap.