Top School in Green Bay for CAD Training

School and Ranking Information

Students seeking CAD training in Green Bay, Wisconsin, have only two schools in the area to choose from, one of which is a for-profit institution. Based on school rankings, student services and location, the following college is considered a top school in Green Bay for CAD training:

  • Winner: Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is located directly in Green Bay., and is the only public 2-year college in the area to offer CAD programs. The school offers certificate and associate degrees programs in this field of study.

School Info Chart

Category Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Ranking Ranks among the top 1% of 2-year colleges in the U.S. awarding associate's degrees in various areas, including communications and engineering technologies, according to the U.S. Department of Education (2013)*
Location Green Bay, Wisconsin
School Type 2-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $4,059 (in-state); $5,892 (out-of-state)**
CAD Programs Offered Certificate and associate's degree
CAD Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013 23**
Most Popular CAD Level in 2012-2013 Associate's (23 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2010 Entering Class 44%**
Noteworthy On-campus clubs and organizations include the Association for Civil Engineering Technicians (ACET) and Advanced Technology Club*

Sources: *Northeast Wisconsin Technical College; **NCES College Navigator

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

  • 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Combines class instruction with hands-on design practice
  • Degrees transferable to 37 colleges and universities per degree transfer agreements

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is a 2-year public school. The college serves over 10,000 undergraduate students and offers over 180 degree, certificate, apprenticeship and diploma programs, including a CAD certificate and two CAD-related associate's degree programs.

Applicants looking to learn introductory skills in CAD and mechanical design can do so in the 16-credit CAD Certificate program. Students are trained in the SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor software applications. They also learn the essentials of 2-D design and 3-D modeling. Course topics include CAD assembly, fabrication and geometric dimensioning. Students also study intermediate algebra and how it applies to CAD functions. In the 69-credit Associate in Applied Science in Mechanical Design Technology program, students learn about 2-D design, mechanical design, CAD, advanced 2-D CAD and computer numerical control (CNC) design. In the Associate in Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology program, students take courses in CAD, AutoCAD, technical computer applications, surveying and introductory civil engineering technology.

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