NIACC Description

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) in Mason City, Iowa, offers a wide array of associate’s degrees and career training programs and opportunities.

Students may obtain a professional associate’s degree or vocational certificate. Some examples of professional majors are:

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Marketing and Finance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Fire Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Physical Therapy Assisting

Those who wish to transfer to a four-year school may major in such subjects as:

  • Art
  • Business
  • Dentistry
  • Engineering
  • History
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Theatre Arts
  • Veterinary Medicine

Students may also gain professional experience through internships related to their field of study.

In order to gain admission to NIACC, applicants must complete an admissions application, and submit transcripts or GED scores. All new students must also take an entrance exam prior to enrolling. SAT or ACT scores may be submitted in place of the entrance exam.

NIACC awards academic and other types of scholarships. They also offer need-based federal aid awards, like Pell grants, loans and work-study money. To apply for aid, applicants must submit a FAFSA.

Quick Facts about North Iowa Area Community College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Trojan

Website

www.niacc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,506

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,236

Retention Rate

59%

Enrollment

3,485

Year Established

1918

NIACC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

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4 star
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100% of students gave North Iowa Area Community College 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

NIACC is a great school. The teachers are willing to go the extra step to a help a student succeed as long as the student is giving effort in return. The resources at NIACC are phenomenal. There is a special desired lab for almost every type of course being taking, there is a student learning center where any student can get help in any class by a certain teacher that is specialized in that area of study. NIACC puts on many events outside of school, such a free movie night at the movie theater, free bowling and much more. They offer a wide variety of clubs and organizations to meet new people and help the community, as well as inter mural sports for everyone.

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NIACC Students

Total Students
3,485

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
57%
Part-Time
43%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
4%
Caucasian
90%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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