NLCC Description

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC), in Calmar, Iowa specializes in fostering careers in Iowa's top industries while being committed to its people and its community.

The college is set in a thriving center of agriculture the northeastern portion of Iowa, home to numerous farms and farming communities. Associate's degree programs at NICC are therefore highly valuable for those wishing to live or continue living in northeastern Iowa.

The majority of NICC academics cover various fields of agricultural science, including Business of Agriculture and Agricultural Production. There are also degrees offered in various branches of Vitology, otherwise known as Dairy Science. In addition to its agriculture-based degrees, NICC offers degrees and certificates in other technical fields such as Surgical Technology and Veterinary Science.

With its commitment to helping nourish the agricultural industry and the careers of Iowans, NICC's alliances help students to gain hands-on experience and make industry connections. This is done mostly through Northeast Iowa Community College's partnership with The Dairy Foundation, a non-profit educational organization that offers hands-on experience and educational programs.

Northeast Iowa Community College also offers its younger residents opportunities for strong careers. Several high school programs, including The Trio Program, give high school students the chance to begin their program of study while still in high school.

There are also alternative high school programs designed for students who have not succeeded in a traditional classroom setting.

A career resource center and a writing center are some of the school services, which help assure that students succeed in the classroom and ultimately in their search for a promising, local career. Beyond academics, students can find fun in their college life by participating in flag football or other sports, listening to guest speakers or musical entertainment or just taking part in any of the many other campus opportunities.

As tuition costs can be a strain on anyone, NICC offers both low tuition prices and financial aid in federal, local and institutional grants, as well as student loan options.

Quick Facts about Northeast Iowa Community College, Calmar

Region

Midwest

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Public

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.nicc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$5,056

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,384

Retention Rate

55%

Enrollment

4,856

Year Established

1966

NLCC Students

Total Students
4,856

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
100%
Out-of-State
0%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
2%
Caucasian
92%
Latino
1%
Other
5%

Students State Origin

Iowa
100%
Wisconsin
4%
Minnesota
4%
Illinois
4%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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