To enroll, the applicant can either schedule a personal interview to fill out an application for admission, or begin by submitting a secure application online.  Depending on the requirements of the course, an applicant may be scheduled for an assessment test to determine basic skill or ability levels. If the applicant is accepted into the program, she/he must complete an enrollment agreement and pay an application fee and/or registration fee in order to reserve a seat in the class. The registration fee also serves as a tuition deposit and is subtracted from the total course charge.

Admissions FAQ’s

Do I need a High School Diploma or a GED?

In general, applicants for admission must possess a high school diploma or GED. For some courses, however, students may be admitted if they can demonstrate an ability to benefit from the course, as measured by an assessment test. Furthermore, students should demonstrate the ability to secure employment upon completion of training.

Availability of a GED Program: The school accepts evidence of General Educational Development (GED) for satisfying the high school equivalency criteria which is part of the admissions standards. For more information on obtaining a GED, please go to and select GED Testing Services, or contact your local Board of Education or our Admissions Office. 


Can prospective students visit the campus?

NTI encourages prospective students to visit the campus to attend socially-distanced information sessions, or to schedule a time for an individual guided visit during which you may sit in on selected classes (subject to availability).  Appointments are necessary, and space can usually be reserved with short notice by calling (800) 447-1151 between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM (Eastern Time). Individual visits to classes may be made Monday through Friday (holidays excluded).


Are there any advantages to applying early?

Yes. Because students are notified on a continuous basis throughout each stated application deadline period, the class may become filled over time, and admissions decisions may become limited by space and student mix. Therefore, applicants are advised to apply for admission as early as possible.


Are interviews necessary?

Yes – any applicants find that an interview offers a way to personalize the individual application beyond what is articulated in the application form. Because interview availability is limited, applicants should reserve an appointment as early as possible. Only one interview is conducted for each applicant. The interview is conducted by an NTI Admissions Representative.


How can I obtain information about financial aid at NTI?

Please visit our Financial Aid page for information.


What are the costs of attending NTI?

It all varies from what program or course you enroll in. Please Contact Us for details.


What are the most popular career choices among NTI students?

Many students pursue careers in Information Technology, Commercial Driving, and Healthcare. Others have varied career interests, including HVAC/R.


Can I apply to NTI online?

Yes. You can apply for both Admissions and Financial Assistance online. You do not need to send a printed copy of your application, but you should retain a printed copy for your records. There is neither an advantage nor a disadvantage to applying online.


How do I request a printed application?

To request a printed application online, please Contact Us


Is NTI an accredited school?

Yes. Northeast Technical Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. We are also licensed by the State of Maine and Massachusetts Department of Education; and the Maine Secretary of State. We are also approved by the ME, NH, and MA Division of Employment and Training (for ITA, TRA, and WIA funding) and most of our programs are approved by the Veteran’s Administration.

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone: 770-396-3898 / Fax: 770-396-3970


Do you have a job placement department?

NTI offers placement assistance to graduates who successfully complete the course and are in good standing with the school. The Career Development office:

  • Assists students in application and resume preparation.
  • Teaches professional interview techniques.
  • Helps the student identify and contact prospective employers.
  • Contacts local and out-of-state employers to ascertain their employment needs and requirements.

NTI does not promise or guarantee employment, however, a sincere and determined effort is made to assist students in finding jobs. This placement service is available to all graduates in good standing for the life of the school at no extra charge.


Is NTI VA approved?

A majority of NTI programs and courses have been approved by the Maine State Approving Agency for Veterans Education Programs and in many cases approved by the Department of Employment Security for Benefits while training.


What is NTI’s policy on accepting foreign diplomas and transcripts?

Applicants that have a foreign equivalency of a United States high school diploma and meet the School’s admissions requirements may be accepted to Northeast Technical Institute.

The School reserves the right to require a certified official English translation if the language used in the documents is not English. Documents thatdo not have the requisite seals and apostilles on the original foreign high school documentation may opt to obtain an official evaluation of their credentials from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member organization.

The list of member organizations may be found at Applicants must present this official evaluation prior to the program start date. Northeast Technical Institute reserves the right to require NACES evaluations for any transcripts in which we are unable to verify the authenticity or legitimacy of the documents provided.



Find Out More…

The best way to see if going back to school and training in a professional career is right for you is to visit the NTI campus nearest you. You can tour our modern facilities and meet with our instructors who work in this field. For more information or to schedule your free campus tour, fill out the form on the side of the page, or call 1-800-447-1151 today.

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