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Accreditation and Awards

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When you choose to pursue higher education at NWTC, you are selecting an accredited college that is a national leader in student success.


NWTC has received national and regional recognition for student success, innovative programming, and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Most recently, the College has received the Leah Meyer Austin award, the highest distinction a college can earn in Achieving the Dream, a national network of over 300 community colleges.  

Accreditation and Certifications

Many of NWTC's degree and diploma programs are accredited or certified by appropriate industry and professional standards organizations. See a list of all NWTC programs.

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Recognized as an institution of higher education by the United States Department of Education.

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Recognized as a comprehensive technical college by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.

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Approved by NC-SARA to offer online and distance learning courses.