Northeast Iowa Community College Overview
Located in Calmar, Iowa, Northeast Iowa Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding NICC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
What Is Northeast Iowa Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NICC.
- In 2017-2018, 33% of the faculty were full-time.
Northeast Iowa 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.
NICC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NICC.
Where Is Northeast Iowa Community College?
Contact details for NICC are given below.
|Address:||1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, IA 52132-0400|
How Do I Get Into NICC?
You can apply to NICC online at: www.nicc.edu/apply/
Can I Afford Northeast Iowa Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At NICC, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $4,776 a year. That adds up to $19,104 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at NICC is 12.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Northeast Iowa Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,128 full-time undergraduates at NICC, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northeast Iowa Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||44|
|Hispanic or Latino||34|
Over 8 countries are represented at NICC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Dominican Republic, New Zealand, and Bangladesh.
Online Learning at Northeast Iowa Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NICC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 19th most popular in Iowa for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of NICC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northeast Iowa Community College was -3.6%. This is the #2,407 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NICC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NICC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||39%|
|General Sales & Marketing||50%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NICC 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 NICC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Agricultural Economics & Business||#23|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||#60|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#381|
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 Iowa Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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