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East Grand Forks Campus

Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks, MN offers a wide range of programs under the following divisions: Health, Business, Liberal Arts, and Technology & Trades. The campus specializes in offering Health-related career opportunities. Students can also take advantage of over 22 Associate of Applied Science degrees with articulation agreements with Bemidji State University, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and the University of North Dakota.

Campus History

The history of Northland Community and Technical College's East Grand Forks campus dates back to December 1971, when the local school district was designated for an Area Vocational Technical Institute (AVTI). The first classes of the East Grand Forks AVTI were offered in January 1973 in rented facilities. The present facility opened in April 1975. NCTC - EGF grew with expansion and partnerships.

The name of the college changed several times throughout its history. One of its most prominent consolidations was as Northwest Technical College from 1992-2003.

In July 2003, the East Grand Forks campus of Northwest Technical College merged with Northland Community and Technical College of Thief River Falls to become a fully comprehensive college.

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City of East Grand Forks


In the heart of the Red River Valley is East Grand Forks, a lively bustling community surrounded by Upper Midwest farm country which produces an abundance of grains, sugar beets, and potatoes each year.

Located at the juncture of the Red Lake River and the Red River of the North, East Grand Forks is known for its excellent catfish fishing, boating, and other outside recreational opportunities. Recreation is also available at many state park systems within a one-hour drive. Downtown East Grand Forks features the historic Whitey's, Blue Moose, Cabela's and other new businesses that serve the community.

East Grand Forks' neighbor across the Red River is Grand Forks, North Dakota. Grand Forks, ND is the home of the Grand Forks Air Force Base, Alerus Center, Ralph Engelstad Arena, and the University of North Dakota. There is a Grand Cities population of 57,000 with a surrounding area population of over 80,000. Grand Forks International Airport is located within five miles of the East Grand Forks campus.

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2022 Central Avenue NE
East Grand Forks, MN 56721

  • Phone: 218-793-2800
  • Toll Free: 1-800-959-6282
  • Fax: 218-793-2842
  • TDD: 218-793-2801

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