International Students

Welcome International Students!

Northwest Technical College (NTC) is a unique campus full of outstanding academic opportunities. Explore our website to learn more about our campus and programs, as well as the unique and vibrant community of Bemidji, Minnesota.

International Student Admission:

1. Submit the Northwest Technical College International Learner Application.

2. Submit a TOEFL score of at least 500 on the paper version or 173 on the computer version or documentation of recent completion of a college-level composition course with a grade of “C” or better from a college in the United States. NTC will waive the English requirement for any applicant whose native language is English.

3. The minimum academic requirement is graduation from an accredited secondary school or its equivalent. Applicants must arrange for the NTC Admission office to receive official academic records from all secondary, college, university, or professional institutions attended. Photocopies are not acceptable. A certified literal translation must be included with the official document if the record is not in English.

4. Submit documentation that all educational and living expenses will be provided for the first year of enrollment by printing out and completing the NTC Certification of Finances.

5. Minnesota law requires that all learners born after 1956 and enrolled in a public or private post-secondary school in Minnesota be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, measles, mumps, and rubella.

Estimated Cost of Attendance:

$6,200  Full-time Tuition
$8,400  Room & Board (Meal Plan Included)
$3,900  Books & Supplies/Fees

$18,500  Est. total full-year, full-time costs

Contact Information:

Tia Miles, Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Avenue SE
Bemidji, MN 56601


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