Northwest Technical Institute
709 S. Old Missouri Road
Springdale, AR 72765
Phone: (479) 751-8824
Online: Located in Springdale, AR since 1975, Northwest Technical Institute (NWTI) is more than just a school — it's a gateway to the future, a community of innovators and the launchpad for new beginnings. This is a place where students are not just numbers, but individuals with dreams and aspirations. At NWTI, we believe in the potential of every student, and we work relentlessly to help them unlock it. Our programs and students are diverse. Designed to cater to the passionate mechanic, the aspiring nurse, the budding welder, the electronics and automation enthusiast, and more. Our curriculum is grounded in real-world applications and hands-on learning. Our faculty brings a wealth of experience to their respective programs. This combination ensures our graduates are not just academically proficient, but also job-ready. In addition to academics, NWTI offers an abundance of resources to support student life and success. Northwest Technical Institute is more than its programs and resources. It's a place where friendships are forged, ideas are born, and lives are shaped. In essence, NWTI is not just a place to learn — it's a place to grow, a place to strive, and a place to shine. So, come and join us. FIND YOUR FUTURE AT NWTI.
Enrollment 464
School Type Technical School
Funding Type Public
Admissions Information
Requirements 1. Each diploma seeking student is required to complete an online application at Each student will need to provide the following additional documentation to be considered for admission: 2. Submit an official high school transcript. 3. Submit Accuplacer or ACT test scores that are less than 3 years old. 4. Provide an immunization record showing proof of immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) as required by Arkansas state law. Students applying for allied health programs will have additional admission requirements. Each student with the above documents completed, meeting the minimum requirements of the program selected may be subjected to an interview with the training program director prior to selection for admission.
Minimum GPA High school diploma or GED
Minimum ACT Math 16 English 10
Admissions Email
Admissions Phone (479) 751-8824
Scholarship Information
Highlights NWTI offers a variety of scholarships that are publicly and privately funded. Among these are Arkansas Future Grant, private sponsors, NWTI Education Foundation, institutional tuition waivers, and others. For more information, please visit More Information Click Here Scholarship Email Scholarship Phone (479) 751-8824
Tuition Information
NWTI diploma program tuition and fees range from $5,700 to $9,800 depending on the chosen program. The average cost listed includes tuition, fees and books.
In-state Tuition $5,826.00
Application Fee Exemptions
Waived only on a case by case basis.
Bilingual Admissions Contact Ms. Shay Lastra (479) 306-7968
Financial Aid Information
The Financial Aid Officer administers Federal Pell Grants and approved Arkansas State Aid programs. VA benefits are available for some of the programs offered at NWTI. Federal Aid may cover school expenses including tuition, books, and supplies. Northwest Technical Institute does not participate in the federal student loan program. Financial Aid Priority Deadline: May 31 for Fall and Nov. 1 for Spring.
Financial Aid Contact Brooke Daniel Director of Student Services
Financial Aid Phone (479) 751-8824
Financial Aid Email
Financial Aid Priority Deadline May 31, 2024
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Degree Programs

Sterile Processing Technology

Automotive Technology, Intro to

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) (Class A, or Class B, or Class B to Class A)

Diesel Technology, Intro to

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (or HVAC, or HVACR)

Modern Welding

Welding Technology, Intro to

Welding Technology

Automotive Service Technology (or Automotive Technology, or Automotive Systems Repair)

Computer Information Systems (or Computer Information Technology, or Computer Information Systems Technology)

Diesel & Truck Technology

Diesel Maintenance Technology (or Diesel Service Technology)

Electronics Technology

Industrial Maintenance and Ammonia Refrigeration

Practical Nursing

Surgical Technology