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Northeast Community College Overview

Located in Norfolk, Nebraska, Northeast Community College is a public institution. Norfolk is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Northeast Community College Known For?

999 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Northeast.
  • In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

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Northeast Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northeast.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Online Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Precision Production Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Health/Medical Prep Programs Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Precision Metal Working Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Northeast Community College?

Location of Northeast Community College

Contact details for Northeast are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 801 E Benjamin, Norfolk, NE 68702-0469
Phone: 402-371-2020
Website: www.northeast.edu

How Do I Get Into Northeast?

You can apply to Northeast online at: www.northeast.edu

As long as you submit the requested materials to Northeast Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Northeast Community College?

45% Take Out Loans
11.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Northeast, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $4,800 a year. That adds up to $19,200 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northeast is 11.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Northeast Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,094 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,016 undergraduate students at Northeast, with 2,094 being full-time and 2,922 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Northeast

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,094 full-time undergraduates at Northeast, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Northeast

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northeast Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Northeast Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 300
White 1,597
International Students 85
Other Races/Ethnicities 72

Over 29 countries are represented at Northeast. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Burkina Faso, Brazil, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Northeast Community College

906 Took All Classes Online
2,062 Took At Least One Class Online
2.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,062 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Northeast has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 13th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Northeast

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northeast Community College was 2.0%. This is the #1,902 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northeast regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Northeast majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agricultural Economics & Business 26%
Business Administration & Management 22%
Business, Management & Marketing 18%
Computer & Information Sciences 10%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 10%
General Agriculture 11%
General Business/Commerce 52%
General Psychology 22%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 10%
Psychology 22%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Northeast ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Northeast.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Culinary Arts #7
General Agriculture #13
Personal & Culinary Services #14
General Social Sciences #40
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #47
Entrepreneurial Studies #73
Business Support & Assistant Services #122
General Psychology #130
General Business/Commerce #158
Social Sciences #179
Psychology #183
Teacher Education Grade Specific #250
Accounting #251
Criminal Justice & Corrections #364
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #415
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #476
Liberal Arts General Studies #476

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northeast Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 77 0 77
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 74 0 74
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 60 0 60
Business Administration & Management 0 50 0 50
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 50 0 50
Nursing 0 46 0 46
Audiovisual Communications 29 15 0 44
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 1 40 1 42
Computer Information Systems 29 11 0 40
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 38 0 38
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 11 14 13 38
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 36 36
Precision Metal Working 0 0 34 34
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 32 0 32
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 29 0 29
General Agriculture 0 27 0 27
General Business/Commerce 0 20 1 21
Allied Health Professions 0 19 0 19
General Psychology 0 18 0 18
Animal Science 0 17 0 17
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 17 0 17
Accounting 0 15 0 15
Plant Sciences 0 13 0 13
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 10 2 12
Health & Physical Education 0 12 0 12
Human Services 0 12 0 12
Agricultural Production 0 11 0 11
Building Management & Inspection 0 11 0 11
Information Technology 10 0 0 10
Design & Applied Arts 0 10 0 10
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 9 0 9
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 8 8
General Biology 0 7 0 7
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 6 0 6
Computer Programming 5 0 0 5
Public Health 4 1 0 5
Horticulture 0 4 0 4
Communication & Media Studies 0 4 0 4
Culinary Arts 4 0 0 4
Social Work 0 4 0 4
Finance & Financial Management 2 1 0 3
Computer Science 0 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 3 0 3
General Engineering 0 3 0 3
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 2 0 0 2
Environmental Control Technology 0 2 0 2
General English Literature 0 2 0 2
Chemistry 0 2 0 2
Real Estate 1 0 0 1
Communications Technology 1 0 0 1
General Education 0 1 0 1
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 1 0 1
International Studies 0 1 0 1
Physics 0 1 0 1
Arts & Media Management 0 1 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 99 805 95 999

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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