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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?

722 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NICC.
  • In 2017-2018, 33% of the faculty were full-time.

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#403 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#11 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Best Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#92 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#110 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Northeast Iowa Community College?

Location of Northeast Iowa Community College

Contact details for NICC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, IA 52132-0400
Phone: 563-562-3263
Website: www.nicc.edu

How Do I Get Into NICC?

You can apply to NICC online at: www.nicc.edu/apply/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Northeast Iowa 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 Iowa Community College?

48% Take Out Loans
12.7% Loan Default Rate

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

1,128 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,408 undergraduate students at NICC, with 1,128 being full-time and 3,280 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,128 full-time undergraduates at NICC, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NICC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NICC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 44
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 973
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 64

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

498 Took All Classes Online
1,752 Took At Least One Class Online
-3.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,752 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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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%
Health Professions 16%

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
Accounting #317
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.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 160 0 160
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 122 122
Nursing 0 93 0 93
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 14 18 32
Precision Metal Working 0 0 29 29
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 3 11 13 27
Allied Health Professions 0 21 1 22
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 4 17 21
Agricultural Production 0 18 1 19
Business Administration & Management 0 18 0 18
Dental Support Services 0 0 18 18
Accounting 0 5 12 17
Agricultural Mechanization 0 16 0 16
Agricultural Economics & Business 2 13 0 15
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 15 0 15
Human Development & Family Studies 5 0 9 14
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 7 7 14
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 9 3 12
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 11 11
Computer Programming 3 7 0 10
General Sales & Marketing 0 5 3 8
Carpentry 0 0 7 7
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 5 5
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
Finance & Financial Management 0 4 0 4
Construction 0 3 0 3
Graphic Communications 0 2 0 2
Cosmetology 0 2 0 2
Computer Systems Networking 0 1 0 1
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 13 433 276 722

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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